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W. E. Perry scripsit:

> You and I have had this conversation before, and as before we are now addressing
> different problems.

Yes, but with every iteration I come closer to zenning your unique POV.

> Your objection makes it clear that you want a guarantee that
> submitting data to my processing node will result in an execution of my process
> and a useful result.

By no means.  I want to know *how* to submit data to your node.  If you
publish your requirements, then I know.  If you don't, I am in the dark, and
may well be talking Georgian when you understand nothing but Armenian.

>  By design there is no such guarantee. A significant part of
> the expertise of my node is in knowing what its own data needs are and thereby
> being able to determine what input it can or cannot do something useful with.

By all means, but if you know what you need, why can't you *say* what you

John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        jcowan@reutershealth.com
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all.  There are
no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that
they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --The Hobbit


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