On Mar 20, 2009, at 13:35 , Yossef Mendelssohn wrote:

> On Mar 20, 3:10 pm, Ryan Davis <ryand-r... / zenspider.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 20, 2009, at 11:42 , trans wrote:
>>> On Mar 20, 2:15 pm, Ryan Davis <ryand-r... / zenspider.com> wrote:
>>>> You do realize that we all know that you two are the same person,
>>>> right?
>>>
>>> What two people?
>>
>> nice try...
>
> I'm going to help out here because I don't want to see a slight
> communication problem devolve into looking like Ryan's a complete dick
> and Trans is hopelessly befuddled. And all this time, the bystanders
> won't know anything of the intricacies of their delicate point/
> counterpoint, thrust and parry and riposte.
>
> Ryan is pointing out that Trans and Thomas Sawyer are not two
> different people, as might be guessed by the differing monikers. In
> fact, "Trans" (or "trans") is some sort of alias for Thomas Sawyer. Or
> maybe it's the other way around. That point isn't entirely clear to
> me.

Aaaaactually, I was taking a much further leap. I was insinuating that  
TRANS and roger pack were one and the same. We've got a lunchtime  
debate going on at work and I flipped sides after seeing the ruby-core  
thread followed by TRANS' "can I get an amen" (?!?!!) on here.