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Re: A possible approach in "solving" the FDL problem

On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 08:24:14AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> Op ma 18-08-2003, om 04:06 schreef MJ Ray:
> > > I wasn't suggesting the *document* is ambiguous. I'm only suggesting the
> > > meaning of *one* *specific* word *could* be ambiguous to some, and that
> > > it's *our* job to make sure people understand it correctly, not that of
> > > those who read it.
> > 
> > ...a reminder that it's impossible to do this.
> It most certainly isn't. Not in this case, anyway.

This from the same person who said:

[MJ Ray]:
> > If we cannot rely on true meanings, then this is the thin end of the
> > wedge.

> I don't think you ever can.


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