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   Re: Granularity

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  • From: Linda Grimaldi <grimlinda@earthlink.net>
  • To: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <clbullar@ingr.com>,David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2000 09:31:08 -0600

Makes sense- aging is a biological process undergone by a living entity-
after that, you just rot.  And some of us seem to be able to do both at the
same time.

----- Original Message -----
From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) <clbullar@ingr.com>
To: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>
Cc: XML-Dev Mailing list <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2000 1:40 PM
Subject: RE: Granularity

> So you think that even if John Brown's body
> is still a' moldering in the grave, he hasn't
> gotten any older?
> The police agree with you.  According to
> their semantics, his age is always his
> date of death minus his date of birth
> but it requires a field to state he is
> 'a moldering and a subtraction operation
> in addition to the date of birth.
> In effect, age is harder
> to determine once you are dead.  Weird....
> Len

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