[ntp:questions] outlyer / falseticker

folkert folkert at vanheusden.com
Thu Mar 7 20:13:53 UTC 2013

> Anytime you explain, you are assuming that the explanation refers to
> concepts more familiar to the reader than the original concepts.
> "voting" -- what do you do if you come from Turkmenistan, where voting
> always had a preordained output? Should you never refer to voting when
> explaining what happens in the reduction process? Similarly for the
> other explanations. 

You're using an hyperbole.

> Ie, it seems that when one reads a language one does not understand
> well, when you come across a term you do not understand, recourse to a
> dictionary would be a good idea, rather than complaining on usenet. 

Referring to a secondary information source pulls you (well, at least
me) out of the thought-train. This is not code which opens a file and
sends it contents to the terminal, this is complex codes with all kinds
of algorithms that need to be comprehended to understand to full

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