[Pharo-project] IRC channel reminder

Benoit St-Jean bstjean at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 12 09:41:13 EST 2008

Hi Markus,

Yes, it's from Einstein.

What does "Wir müssen wissen. Wir werden wissen" mean?

bugs 388 and 392, someone else was able to reproduce them.  We did find
the cause...  Adding comments as I write this.  Curious?  


Benoit St-Jean
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Blog: lamneth.wordpress.com
A standpoint is an intellectual horizon of radius zero.
(Albert Einstein)

From: Marcus Denker <denker at iam.unibe.ch>
To: Pharo Mailing List <Pharo-project at lists.gforge.inria.fr>
Sent: Friday, December 12, 2008 9:28:33 AM
Subject: Re: [Pharo-project] IRC channel reminder

On 12.12.2008, at 15:03, Benoit St-Jean wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> For those who would have missed my email, you might be interested to  
> know that we have an IRC channel on server irc.freenode.net, #pharo- 
> project
> So get an IRC client and /join #pharo-project.

You need to take into account that IRC can be quite some time-waster  
and that therefore some people might not be able to attent that often.

> A standpoint is an intellectual horizon of radius zero.
> (Albert Einstein)
Are you sure this is from Einstein? I know it as:

"Manche Menschen haben einen Gesichtskreis vom Radius Null und nennen  
ihn ihren Standpunkt." -- David Hilbert

which would translate into something like:

    Some people have got a mental horizon of radius zero and call it  
their point of view.

So, Hilbert. not as famous as Einstein amoung non-math people, which  
makes quite harder to use :-)
His most famous one is "Wir müssen wissen. Wir werden wissen" which is  
on his grave stone:


Marcus Denker  --  denker at iam.unibe.ch

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