15.353 The Saber Tooth Curriculum

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 353.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Sat, 03 Nov 2001 07:03:14 +0000
             From: "Dr. Donald J. Weinshank" <weinshan@cse.msu.edu>
             Subject: RE: 15.345 the bad old days

    If you do not remember THE SABER TOOTH CURRICULUM
    (J. Abner Peddiwell, 1939), see


    Alas, it remains all too topical.

    Don Weinshank
    Dr. Don Weinshank weinshan@cse.msu.edu
    Phone (517) 353-0831 FAX (517) 432-1061
    Computer Science & Engineering Michigan State University

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               Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 06:42:06 +0000
               From: "Norman D. Hinton" <hinton@springnet1.com>
               Subject: Re: 15.342 changes


    Even at the school I finally retired from, and to which I owe my work
    with computers, I was told that the VPAA did not consider me a candidate
    for Extra Merit because I was programming instead of making editions of
    medieval texts. (I kept on doing what I was doing and he eventually

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