[linux-elitists] git and a sysadmin book
Karsten M. Self
Tue Jan 13 10:19:06 PST 2009
on Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 10:09:11AM +0000, Teh Entar-Nick (email@example.com) wrote:
> Karsten M. Self:
> > on Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 10:23:15AM -0600, Jeremy Hankins
> > (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > A nit: I don't think you're using the word entropy properly; you
> > > seem to want to refer to high potential energy rather than low
> > > entropy.
> > High potential energy *is* low entropy. Entropy is a measure of the
> > randomness, or unordered state, of a system. A low-entropic system is
> > then: non-random, highly-ordered, with high potential.
> Jeremy's point, though, was that low entropy is not necessarily high
> potential energy.
Not contradicting, just not seeing it.
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://linuxmafia.com/~karsten
Ceterum censeo, Caldera delenda est.
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