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Guillermo J. Rozas
gjr6765 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 14:39:14 EST 2009
What's progress and what is not is not objective (it is a value
and only history can tell.
For many years in the 20th century, it was considered 'progressive'
a marxist/communist revolution. We all know what happened to that.
I'm sure that there are ways in which I would like the language to
that others (who consider themselves 'the party of innovation') would
But case sensitivity is not an issue of innovation. It is an issue
| Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 11:00:19 -0800
> From: "Arthur A. Gleckler" <scheme at speechcode.com>
> Subject: Re: [r6rs-discuss] Now, where were we?
> To: John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org>
> Cc: r6rs-discuss at lists.r6rs.org, Mitchell Wand <wand at ccs.neu.edu>
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>> Indeed. It shows what is to my mind the deepest cleavage in the
>> community, between the party of innovation and the party of arrested
>> innovation. (I forget who first used these terms: I saw them some
>> years ago in a paper on academic politics.)
> "...The party of arrested innovation?" Please, could we stop with the
> ad hominem attacks? It should be possible to have a fun, technical
> discussion without being rude.
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