Re: FAQ: updates requested

Russell Whitaker (
Mon, 26 Aug 1996 10:11:29 -0700

On Aug 25, 12:07pm, Andrew David Burt wrote this (quoted with ">"):
> Subject: Re: FAQ: updates requested
> >>On Fri, 23 Aug 1996, Eric Watt Forste wrote:
> >>
> >>> I'd like to invite all list members (especially the new ones!) to
> >>> review the FAQ, and post here any suggested revisions or changes. If you
> >>> notice any serious mistakes, inaccuracies, or rhetorical blunders, please
> >>> bring them to my attention.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>My suggestion is that each page (most of which I think still work quite
> >>well!) shoud have a list of relevant links to other resources, as a kind
> >>of reference listing.
> >
> >of course anders is right. i think eric was looking for specifics rather
> >than meta-suggestions, but now I have to add to your meta-suggestion: when
> >possible a list of relevant links should always include a link to a
> >humorous and an opposing perspective, right? or am I unusual in thinking
> >humor is a crucial part of human learning?
> What's wrong with a variety? We're supposed to be moderately
> technically proficient, perhaps someone might code a java
> implementation, so placing the cursor over a link brings up a short
> hotlist of a variety of pages relating to it.

Are you volunteering to do this Java implementation?


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