Woman: Why, yes, I would!
Man: Would you sleep with me for a hundred?
Woman: Why sir, of course not! What kind of woman do you think I am???
Man: We've already established what kind of woman you are, now we're haggling over price!
In other words, you've presented a quantitative distinction, not a qualitative distinction.
Sorry, but when has anyone in the field been "good" at documentation?
Knuth himself, ever since he wrote WEB for literate programming.
Yep, the whole article is basically "we couldn't make any money if we actually wrote history about the thing you're interested in, so... tough tits"
Which isn't true......or rather, maybe they couldn't, but a more competent writer surely could.
The word [computer] existed before adding machines...
I understand your point, but I'm not sure this is true. There were adding machines in the 1600s.
TeX takes the pain out of LaTeX when you want to exercise good taste.
Really? How do you go about learning Tex? I didn't know anyone did that.......
Computers are a tool. That's what they were designed to be, that's what they are. You can use them, or not. Computer science isn't about using a tool. It's about creating a tool that's useful, and enhancing existing tools.
If you don't have to ask who they are, then they won't need an H1-B to get here. Seriously.
Specifically, they'll be able to get an O1 or EB-1 visa.
frankly, I've never wanted to look at it anyway.
Hmmmm, I'm just guessing here, but you seem like a person who doesn't want to look at HTML.
The Linux kernel is depricated[sic] - systemd will take over its functionality.
you don't know what you're talking about.
Actually, I do. Unlike you I know how to do research.
we know that dairy product consumption is correlated with higher density and fractures. There is no consensus on how to explain that,
If you're talking about this study, there is no consensus that milk causes fractures other than "looks interesting, more study needed." Even the authors say that.