Archive for May, 2007

On ellipses dots

May 12th, 2007 1 comment

I suggest that all documents, websites, etc. should be required to footnote the removed text of any ellipses dots. It just seems to me that too many times we see a quote taken totally out of context that has the familliar … in it. What was deleted? Why didn’t you think that it was valid to your argument? I’d like to be able to do inlined fact checking on such quotes. With the rigorous citing styles that we hold so dear, why aren’t such quotes held in equal regard? Here’s an example of what I’m talking about. Note where they quote “‘it would be almost impossible to make a political decision in the Justice Department. … If that happened we would read about it in the paper.'” Now, I’m no knight of the right, but I’d like to know what they cut out. Inquisitive minds want to know, and such.

Anyway, that’s my rant for tonight. Talk to your congress person and such.

Catch y’all later.

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Hello world!

May 12th, 2007 1 comment
int main() {
    printf("Hello world!\n");
    return 0;
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