Manuals, software, programs

MJ Ray mjr at
Wed Feb 15 12:20:23 UTC 2006

Alex Hudson <home at>
> On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 11:51 +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> > Well, that looks to me like programs for some analogue computers
> > would not be programs and some hardware would be software and
> > many other fun consequences. I'm sure it'd not be too long
> > before other absurdities could be revealed.
> Completely as an aside, I'm interested to know why you think those are
> absurdities.

I'm interested to know how you interpreted that as claiming
"all of the above are absurd". Defining a program as not a
program seems absurd and the other one is just fun because
of the types of hardware it allows to be called software.

Hope that helps,
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