Having time&knowledge

Tril dem@tunes.org
Mon, 30 Nov 1998 13:48:53 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, RE01 Rice Brian T. EM2 wrote:
> no compiler yet.  the nodes would be nothing, be other arrows, or be
> groups of arrows (read 'be' as 'point to').  no code, as yet, would be

Don't confuse syntax with semantics. There has to be a clear distinction.
That is, the meaning of an arrow is DIFFERENT from its use in making
connections between other arrows.  Yes, technically the arrow's meaning is
a pointer to some other arrows or whatever, but this "pointer" is not the
same as the pointer the arrow is denoting by its instance in the current

> generated until complete reflection is achieved.  this entire
> development is centered around building a population of data-structures
> from which can be read logical meaning.  in other words, these
> data-structures would form a reasoning system (interpreted by the
> underlying c-program at first, that is.)

The logical meaning is interpreted by the C code, and gradually is added
into the system, is that what you are thinking?

David Manifold <dem@tunes.org>
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