Op do 14-08-2003, om 23:46 schreef Branden Robinson: > On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 11:08:35AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote: > > It's a /feeling/. Hence, I said 'I /feel/ that there is a difference'. > > Yes; most proponents of the > less-freedom-for-documentation-than-for-software crowd appear to be > operating at the bellyfeel level. What's wrong with that? There are many examples of situations where people feel that there's a difference between the meaning of two words, but can't really name it. Consider fruit and vegetables; the dutch words "stoel" and "zetel" ("stoel" being chair, "zetel" being chair as well, with the difference being that a "zetel" is usually situated in the salon, although that's not the entire definition). There are probably others; the difference between "documentation" and "programs" may be one as well. The fact that we have a problem defining the difference between the two should not mean we can not or should not consider it. -- Wouter Verhelst Debian GNU/Linux -- http://www.debian.org Nederlandstalige Linux-documentatie -- http://nl.linux.org "An expert can usually spot the difference between a fake charge and a full one, but there are plenty of dead experts." -- National Geographic Channel, in a documentary about large African beasts.
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