Trailing-edge compute farm seeks gainful employment

From: John Foust <>
Date: Thu Jan 3 07:19:46 2002

At 11:39 PM 1/2/2002 -0800, Sellam Ismail wrote:
>On Thu, 3 Jan 2002 wrote:
>> sometimes i forget that computer folks r technical people.
>> i come from the arts where the only thing that is needed is
>> understanding.
>Without meaning, there can be no understanding. Without proper
>punctuation, grammar, syntax, and spelling, there can be no meaning.
>Without education, there can be no proper punctuation, grammar, syntax,
>and spelling.

But Joe, feel free to swear like a sailor or shout real loud
if someone isn't getting it.

>> i am on stage sometimes and all the musicians do is
>> just nod or look at each other and everyone understands them.
>> will try and and be more precise. i guess here that is needed.
>Yeah. You can't just nod here and expect people to understand you.
>Unfortunately, nobody can see you nod through e-mail.

And keep in mind that the musicians only *think* they're
communicating. :-) Insert drummer joke here.

- John
Received on Thu Jan 03 2002 - 07:19:46 GMT

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