Hi Gavin,

On 27/01/12 15:10, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Garthy D
> <garthy_lmkltybr / entropicsoftware.com>  wrote:
>
>> To remain wilfully
>> ignorant of these systems, and then cry "pathetic", is disingenuous. To
>> subsequently push for language changes based on such a shaky foundation is
>> ludicrous.
 >
 > ...
 >
> Such a language change could be debated and rejected, but it is not
> self-evidently on shaky foundations and it is certainly not ludicrous.

Indeed. The remainder of my text immediately following the excerpt above 
was the following:

 >> There are far better ways to stimulate genuine discussion on an 
genuinely interesting topic than through a deliberately inflammatory 
initial posting and comparable followups.

Again, IMHO.

My apologies for the further noise.

Garth