[seqfan] Re: log in problem

Marc LeBrun mlb at well.com
Wed Feb 9 03:23:06 CET 2011

>="David Newman" <davidsnewman at gmail.com>
> Thanks for the reply.  For some reason, which I do not understand, the
> first three times that I tried to log in with the temporary password I
> was unsuccessful, yet after receiving the reply from Applegate I had
> not further problem.

"Tom Knight and the Lisp Machine

A novice was trying to fix a broken Lisp machine by turning the power off
and on.

Knight, seeing what the student was doing, spoke sternly: ³You cannot fix a
machine by just power-cycling it with no understanding of what is going

Knight turned the machine off and on.

The machine worked."

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