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Re: (OT) Re: How do you say 'Hello' to an alien?

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Saturday, August 2, 2003, 16:11
Arnt Richard Johansen scripsit:

> It makes many ill-founded assumptions on the aliens' culture and > technology (ie. that all civilizations with radio telescopes must also > have digital computers), but overall, it's quite plausible, and a good > read.
Why not? Humans have had digital computers for millennia (for that matter, since we invented counting on the fingers, "digiti" in Latin). -- "Clear? Huh! Why a four-year-old child John Cowan could understand this report. Run out and find me a four-year-old child. I can't make head or tail out of it." --Rufus T. Firefy on government reports