Re: Embedded Linux BOMBING OUT as COMPANIES SIGN UP FOR WINDOWS

From: Kadaitcha Man (nospam_at_kadaitcha.cx)
Date: 03/15/04


Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 00:30:52 +1100

Philip Callan wrote:
> Kadaitcha Man wrote:
>
>> Philip Callan wrote:
>
>>> but all I could
>>> do still would be to repeat how I came to the conclusion, and hope
>>> the other person will review the steps I used, and see if they draw
>>> the same conclusion.
>>
>>
>> Or they might do as I do and ram your inconsistency up your arse
>> until your back teeth rattle.
>>
>
> Comonly reffered to as 'rattling my cage'
>
> Good interrogation method for extracting the answer you want, not
> always the truth. It has its purpose though, which forces the person
> to recognize that not all methods of reaching a conclusion are right,
> and that being right doesnt necessarily mean you could only use one
> method.
>
> As for inconsistency, isn't this one of the definitions:
>
> d : not satisfiable by the same set of values for the unknowns
> <inconsistent equations> <inconsistent inequalities>
>
> If I don't adhere to the same set of values for unknowns as the person
> asking the questions, would I not always be inconsistent in their
> eyes?

Try again.

  Inconsistent \In`con*sist"ent\, a. [Pref. in- not + consistent:
     cf. F. inconsistant.]
     1. Not consistent; showing inconsistency; irreconcilable;
        discordant; at variance, esp. as regards character,
        sentiment, or action; incompatible; incongruous;
        contradictory.