Re: Shamos Rebuttal, Draft 3

From: Ron Crane <voting_at_lastland_dot_net>
Date: Fri May 06 2005 - 19:25:35 CDT

On May 6, 2005, at 5:12 PM, Edward Cherlin wrote:

> On Thursday 05 May 2005 13:12, Ron Crane wrote:
>> This draft incorporates comments by Arthur, David, and a
>> well-known OVC contributor who wishes to remain anonymous. It
>> also includes some revisions of my own. Revision bars are from
>> draft 2, but exclude purely textual changes like the
>> placements of quotes and reference marks. Please comment.
> OK, I have started a complete revision today. Many of the
> arguments you give are factually incorrect as stated, so I am
> putting in the necessary corrections and qualifications. The
> safety of bridges, for example, is widely cited as a difference
> with software, but among historians of bridge engineering it
> fails the laugh test--in fact the guffaw, hoot, and holler,
> pounding on the floor with tears in your eyes test.
>> My
>> next draft will include full formal citations for all the
>> hyperlinks (talk about drudgery!)
> Yes, I'm sorry, but I'm going to add more. I'll help, too.

Great. I'll wait for your revision, then we can work on it together.
Any idea when you'll be able to share something?


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