Baron von Skippy on 19 Jul 2003 02:10:01 -0000

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Re: [spoon-discuss] Re: [Spoon-business] Foomp

>>> I think you just stepped over the line from weird to absurd. "any real
>>> number" could be interpreted to mean any number that is real, or it
>>> could mean the string value "any real number"; but in this case it's
>>> blindingly obvious what the meaning is.
>> Unfortuanately, this is Nomic, not common sense. What is written is 
>> important, and in this case there is a very real difference between 
>> 'any real number' and 'a
>> value of any real number'
>Either is a valid interpretation according to the rules; game custom, 
>precedent, common sense, spirit of the game, etc. all suggest that it 
>works the way we've been using it.
-I love how this game just circles around a problem without doing something more concrete to deal with it... like CFIing.-

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