Flamage (was Re: [Mono-list] Re: Is Objective-C support possible?)

Dick Porter dick@ximian.com
Mon, 18 Feb 2002 22:23:44 +0000

On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 10:14:47PM +0000, Martin Coxall wrote:
> > Turing-machine equivalence is a troll.  If that mattered one whit,
> > there would be no reason to care about interoperability between any
> > two languages.  Only someone who just passed his sophomore year CS
> > class, or one who doesn't want to think about things that are easier
> > to not think about, could be so foolish as to consider
> > Turing-equivalence something worth mentioning.
> Well, I was not a Comp Sci at Uni. I was a mathematician, so I can be
> forgiven for relying on such fundamental mathematical concepts as
> Universal Computability and complexity theory. But since you tell me
> they are worthless, I'll happily kowtow to the a priori knowledge about
> the fundamentality of mathematics that you obviously possess.

Please, can we get back to discussing Mono, and its implementation?

This isn't a moderated list, so I can't just kill off the Obj-C thread,
but I do think it has run its course.  Could everyone that wishes to
continue this thread take it elsewhere?


- Dick