Re: Inconsistencies in our approach
On Wednesday, Aug 13, 2003, at 03:15 US/Eastern, Fedor Zuev wrote:
If the package gets extra input information as a part of using it
_and_ a result substantially[*] varies, depending this input
information _and_ these variations at least partially controlled by
statements in package[**] - package is a software.
So, if I write something that calculates the value of pi, that is not
software because it does not "[get] extra input information as part of
using it"? What, prey tell, is my program? Hardware?