brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

The 9th Witch appalachian_witch at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 15 15:06:08 EST 2002


John Jones <enuffSPAM at nothanks.invalid> wrote in message
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> > > [...]
> > > > > If Grace Murray Hopper really did invent the compiler,
> then
> > > her impact has
> > > > > been far beyond that of Marie Curie, and most Nobel
> Laureates
> > > in general.
> > > > > http://www.sdsc.edu/ScienceWomen/hopper.html
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > She did. She also was the first to "debug" a computer:).
> > > >
> > > > T9W
> > >
> > > http://www.byte.com/art/9404/sec15/art1.htm
> > >
> >
> > I'm sorry. Low score in English? You must have misinterpreted
> the quotation
> > marks.
> >
>
> I merely cited (and quoted) a differing point of view. Why did
> you delete the entire quote, and offer nothing in rebuttal except
> ad-hominem?

But you didn't. I never stated that she coined the term, which is what you
refuted. I merely stated that she was the first to "debug" (not debug) a
computer, which is general concensus, as a moth had never been known to have
entered a computer before the time of her log.

T9W





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