Re: What does "orthogony" mean?

From: Randy Smith (
Date: Sat Feb 17 2001 - 02:59:33 MST

>From: Andy Toth <>
>Subject: What does "orthogony" mean?
>Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2001 01:52:11 -0500
>the condition of being orthogonic?
>i cannot find the word anywhere.

This probably has something to do with software engineering: I seem to
recall an extremely boring aspect of the study of programming langugages
being that a proper programming language possesses 3 properties:
generality, orthogonality, and *something else*. The weird thing about all
this was that all three of these properties were virtually indistinguishable
under most circumstances.
Anyhoo, this is a area of study where only the most pedantic and anally
retentive flourish. Best ye stay away from it!
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