----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Garance A Drosihn" <drosih / rpi.edu>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2003 5:39 AM
Subject: Re: Punctuation as noise

[snip]

> So while this starts out sounding like an interesting
> measurement, I think that as soon as you try to get
> "hard numbers" (which look significant simply because
> they are "objective values"), you'll find that the
> measurement is pretty close to meaningless.

Probably an accurate summary.

Hal

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