[erlang-questions] At what point am I "playing compiler"

mats cronqvist <>
Wed May 20 09:16:29 CEST 2009


John Haugeland <> writes:

> Er, yes.  Did you think that was the literal and complete equation, or
> in any way complete enough for actual use?

  yes.

> I apologize; I'll use simpler examples next time.

  perhaps one that you actually understand yourself?

> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 2:42 AM, mats cronqvist <> wrote:
>> John Haugeland <> writes:
>>
>>> This is a bit like quoting e=mc^2 : there are actually a bunch of
>>> things removed from that in order to make it brief and pithy enough to
>>> use as a rule of thumb.
>>
>>  E=mc**2 is a rule of thumb? Intriguing.



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