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Re: CHAT: Goldberg (was: double negatives)

From:Ed Heil <edheil@...>
Date:Friday, July 23, 1999, 0:06
You know, this Adele Eva Goldberg's homepage:

Gives no indication of being the same person mentioned in this Adele
Goldberg bio:

Indeed, the Smalltalk Goldberg "was at PARC from 1973 to 1988 as a
laboratory and research scientist," whereas the linguist Goldberg was
then finishing her "BA in Mathematics and Philosophy, University of
Pennsylvania, Spring 1985."

Sounds like it *is* a coincidence.  Although perhaps there is some
factor mitigating the coincidence, like the two being relatives.

Ed Heil -------------------------------
"Facts are meaningless! You can use facts to prove anything
   that's even _remotely_ true!"           -- Homer Simpson

John Cowan wrote:

> Ed Heil wrote: > > > Really? I'd no idea! wow... > > Well, I don't really know that, and I've already been burned by > two John McCarthys, one in linguistics, one in CS. But the name > "Adele Goldberg" is far less common, and if we add OOP as well, > it seems kinda unlikely that there is another and distinct > Adele Goldberg. > > The sf author Alfred Bester once said of one of his early stories. > "I have absolutely no memory of writing this story. However, the > name at the top is mine and the Social Security number mentioned in > the first paragraph is also mine. Either could be a coincidence, > but not both." > > -- > John Cowan > Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis um dies! / Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger
> Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau / Und trank die Milch vom Paradies. > -- Coleridge / Politzer >