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Re: VMs: semiotics & vms: homepage

10/09/2003 11:32:24 AM, "Gabriele Ferri" <gabriele.ferri@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Da: Jacques Guy <jguy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>>I believe this is true of any meaningful text, enciphered or not.

>Actually, I don't understand what you're saying. An example for this model
>is the "Morse code", where there's a strict biunivocal

in my jargon: a "bijection"

> correlation between
>"letters" and "impulses". If you input a plain text in a PC, it's really
>easy for the machine to convert it in morse code and viceversa.

Yes, that's what I wrote.

>See above, there's a big difference between random and meaningless. One of
>the "Golden Rules" of communication is that "it's impossible not to
>communicate". Even a book containing absolutely random text has many
>meanings (for a semiotic point of view): its images, the layout...

Now, now, now... are the images random? Is the layout random?

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