LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Sep 8 17:21:52 EDT 2021
On 9/8/21 3:39 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote:
> On 9/8/21 1:20 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote:
>> Ah, the problem with calling things “facts” where the data isn’t actually knowable. The
>> number of hairs on my head is a fact but not one that can be accurately known. Kind of like
>> the number of people who watched the Super Bowl. In that context, true fact makes sense
>> (also “cold hard fact”). While it should be redundant, it emphasizes that the data being
>> referenced is an actual fact and not an assumed fact.
> IMO a fact is true. There are no false facts.
> That being said, a fact is true within its domain space.
> 'Atoms are indivisible' was a fact until it wasn't.
> That doesn't make it a false fact, just a false statement.
> At the time of a fact's creation/utterance/whatever it's true, otherwise it's not a fact.
Oh cool. Now we can go back to arguing again.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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