[DWJ] Sorry. (was long ago thread called Book recommendations)

Colin Fine colin at kindness.demon.co.uk
Thu Mar 29 16:52:28 EDT 2007


Minnow wrote:
> I know the square root of b*gg*r all about any binary trees.... Hey, is
> that something that might adapt into fantasy?  What would the
> characteristics of a binary tree be if it were in a DWJ book?
>
>   
I'm reminded of the bit in 'Roderick' by John Sladek where Roderick (who 
is actually a robot, but everybody knows that's preposterous and assumes 
he is a boy in a prosthesis) is being taught biology at school, and 
confuses 'deciduous trees' and 'decision trees'.

Colin




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