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Re: Announcing Debian Package Tags


On Wed, 30 Apr 2003 08:38:30 +0000, Emile van Bergen wrote:
> people tend to have a lot larger memory for words than for images and
> unpronounceable hieroglyphs (icons, and -- shudder -- tool bars).

Not to nitpick, but people, and indeed entire cultures, for which this
isn't true -- because written words and symbols are essentially the same
thing to them -- _do_ exist. (And did, historically. Ancient Egypt comes
to mind. If you believe kooks^wpeople like Mr. EvDaeniken, they even had
[alien visitors with] computers. ;-)


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