Re: virus: Question

Robin Faichney (
Thu, 5 Jun 1997 15:00:00 +0100

Grant Callaghan wrote:
>"2 + 2 = 4" is a sentence: Two plus two equals four.
>Store variable (2) in register 1. Store variable (2) in register 2.
>Add register 1 to register 2. Store the result in register 3.
>These are also sentences. They are no different from the words
>we use every day and the memes that comprise our spoken language.
>They just happen to be written in a different format.

There is all the difference in the world between formal
and natural languages. But this isn't the place to
pursue the issue, as it has zilch to do with memetics.