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From Anne Kathrine Petter√łe <yoji...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Turtles all the way down (or how I learned to love math in computing)
Date Mon, 17 Aug 2009 08:46:06 GMT
I was more just wondering if David would need some help from the rest  
of us?

/Anne


On 17. aug.. 2009, at 10.37, Richard Hirsch wrote:

> As I said in a previous email,  I'm assuming that a branch would be
> easiest way for @dpp to get started.
>
> D.
>
> On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 10:20 PM, Anne Kathrine
> Petter√łe<yojibee@gmail.com> wrote:
>> David,
>>
>> I would say we have all agreed that G2 is the way forward.
>> How you thought about how we proceed from here? Who does what?
>>
>> /Anne
>>
>>
>> On 12. aug.. 2009, at 09.15, Vassil Dichev wrote:
>>
>>>> Actually, I think this is an extension to microblogging.
>>>>
>>>> If I microblog:
>>>>
>>>> tcw: dickh re: #ESME standup time: 30min
>>>> todo: add different authentication to #ESME
>>>> working on: #ESME authentication
>>>> done: #esme authentication
>>>>
>>>> over the course of a day, those updates are meaningful to humans,  
>>>> but can
>>>> also be parsed and used to update structured data.
>>>
>>> In fact, the idea is not new. Take a look at twitterdata.org :
>>> "...simple, open, semi-structured format for embedding
>>> machine-readable, yet human-friendly, data in Twitter messages...".
>>> That totally defines what we want to do with actions.
>>>
>>> Granted, you won't see as much interest in processing messages on
>>> Twitter as in a corporate environment, but @rtm, @timer and
>>> @iwantsandy are still quite popular.
>>>
>>> I also don't see this as something that replaces what ESME currently
>>> is, but as a way to extend ESME. Most likely the change wouldn't  
>>> even
>>> be noticeable, like when Google introduced Calculator- there's no
>>> change in the interface, but if you typed "2+2" or "123 in hex" or
>>> "sin(pi/4) ^ 2", the result would get evaluated.
>>>
>>> Vassil
>>
>>


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