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Little things that matter in language design
Apologies in advance
Posted Dec 19, 2007 23:02 UTC (Wed) by jdave23 (guest, #27160)
It's a very nice video, but after watching it I was reminded of those television
advertisements for feminine hygiene products.
You know, the type with a mother and daughter wandering along a beach, wind blowing through
their hair, and the daughter says, "Mom, have software patents ever given you that
Posted Dec 21, 2007 4:40 UTC (Fri) by deepfire (subscriber, #26138)
Is that some kind of a corporate-shill-defamation-strike-force kind of
comment, or I'm just being overly sensitive?
You do know the amount of work Alan Cox has put into Free Software, do
Do you really feel like your comment provides a faithful evaluation of and
provides sensible context for discussion of his opinion?
I'm asking because answers to those questions are not clear to me.
Alan Cox's feminine hygiene ad
Posted Dec 21, 2007 21:57 UTC (Fri) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
It sounds like you have a low opinion of feminine hygiene products or ads for them.
Posted Dec 29, 2007 22:30 UTC (Sat) by dvdeug (subscriber, #10998)
What does how much work Alan Cox has done have any effect on how good the video is?
It has that feel of a random nature environment. The video adds nothing to it, and I would
really rather have the text.
Posted Dec 21, 2007 8:55 UTC (Fri) by tzafrir (subscriber, #11501)
It certainly wasn't one, because the photography wasn't done well.
For me this was a waste of time. Only seeing and hearing someone talk for a couple of minutes.
I would have preffered to read it as an article. It would have been easier to follow.
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