Re: The textropian timeline
Sat, 10 Jul 1999 21:22:15 EDT

In a message dated 99-07-08 16:38:50 EDT, (Bryan Moss) wrote:

> There wasn't a 'Never' option either.

For now, that's simply addressed by not commenting within the year-by-year tables. If you don't think something won't ever happen or won't happen within the 2020 time frame, that's an appropriate comment to betagged to the page as a whole or the topic title.

> Also the categories of 'Available',
> 'Common', and 'Ubiquitous' imply commercial viability so many things would
> seem to fall only into 'Possible' - perhaps there should be a 'Why?'
> category as well. This was not created for the cynical!

You're right on that last comment, I suppose, although curmudgeonly comments can be tagged in a general fashion. I've entered some comments in specific years where I think things will become Possible, but no other level, at least by 2020.

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