An edifice complex
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Tue, 21 May 96 17:50:55 -0700
Subject: An edifice complex
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> Charlie Burns <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Yes, I was appalled when Stanford named their new computer
>> science building after Bill Gates, not understanding his
>> contribution to computer science. The Knuth building maybe.
firstname.lastname@example.org (H. Peter Anvin) wrote:
>No kidding... it's like naming a building dedicated to the study of
>ethics the Nixon building.
[Let me guess... Knuth offered a little less money than Gates did?
© 1996 Peter Langston