[r-t] Unclassified (Was: ?CCBR meeting - Methcom proposals)

Richard Smith 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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