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Re: Misovsky's MS in Uppsala

On Jun 25,  0:45, Rene Zandbergen wrote:

[about high speed language instruction]
> I (almost) hate to bring this up, but didn't Roger Bacon make
> some related claims? (About a general method for teaching any
> language in a minimal amount of time?)

I don't know.  Bacon wrote a lot, & I wouldn't know where to
look.  If Bacon did, then Trithemius's use of this idea is
another example of his general stragegy of giving his cryptography
the appearance of magic.

Jim Reeds, AT&T Labs - Research
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