On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Jimmy George wrote:

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>> 
>> 
>> Please. Try a little harder next time before you try analogies that
>> don't hold up to even the barest of comparisons.
>
> Yes, 100% agree with Austin..  Without DATA there is no need for
> Applications !.. DATA are 'fact' and its sensitive and mostly very hard to
> recreate (if at all) unlike Apps.

can you give an example of some data which were not processed by at least one
peice of software, hardware, or meatware (people) before they were stored?

it's quite dangerous to assume those links are error free because it looses
sight of the fact that data are merely representations of facts, not facts
themselves.

-a
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