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Re: OT: Reduplication enquiry

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Monday, September 15, 2003, 20:45
Isidora Zamora scripsit:

> Sorry, I had no idea! I just looked up the excercize that I remembered in > the phonology text then went to the book's bibliography to copy down the > information on the source for the data in the excercize and typed it in > knowing that a proper reference would be more use to Pavel. I didn't pay > attention to anything else. I probably wouldn't have noticed anyway since > I'm so new on this list. I didn't do anything wrong did I?
Of course not. -- John Cowan <jcowan@...> Micropayment advocates mistakenly believe that efficient allocation of resources is the purpose of markets. Efficiency is a byproduct of market systems, not their goal. The reasons markets work are not because users have embraced efficiency but because markets are the best place to allow users to maximize their preferences, and very often their preferences are not for conservation of cheap resources. --Clay Shirkey