[r-t] Unclassified (Was: ?CCBR meeting - Methcom proposals)
richard at ex-parrot.com
Fri Jun 3 11:05:29 UTC 2016
John Harrison wrote:
> 'Unclassified' should mean 'not yet classified', ie does not fit into any
> current classification. Thus what now looks like a lone exception or three
> might later be absorbed into a new class if lots of other methods emerge
> that share with it what by then is recognised as a useful distinction.
Yes, that's exactly my aim. Currently fitting a method into
a class is a prerequisite to its recognition. That seems
the wrong way round to me. I want classification to be
something that happens once there is an established trend
towards a particular style of method.
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