Re: Things that Longhorn seems to be doing right

From: Richard B. Johnson
Date: Tue Nov 04 2003 - 07:47:03 EST

On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, Michael Clark wrote:

> On 11/04/03 04:54, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> > It is particularly irksome to me because I studied Latin in
> > High School, where I first encountered this word. My second
> > encounter was where somebody corrupted it to mean some kind
> > of new idea. Then some idiot named a company Paradigm and
> > the end was clear.
> How do you know the guy is an idiot - did you meet him?
> Quite a good name for a loudspeaker company in respect to providing
> a 'reference example' for sound.
> Although funny they have a registered trademark for 'Paradigm'
> - a bit generic methinks.
> ~mc

Yes, metaparadigm is much more meaningful --and it can mean anything
you want it to because it had not been previously defined for a few
hundred years!

Dick Johnson
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