[seqfan] Re: log in problem

Robert Munafo mrob27 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 04:26:46 CET 2011


(By the way, were all of Knight's words bracketed by little tiny superscript

On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 21:23, Marc LeBrun <mlb at well.com> wrote:
> "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 wrong.²
> Knight turned the machine off and on.
> The machine worked."

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