Re: Trying again re Cupertino Effect

Subject: Re: Trying again re Cupertino Effect
From: Caroline Tabach <caroline -dot- tabach -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 21:11:33 +0200

You are quite correct, the very same thing happened to me when editing
a table I had received from someone, I could not understand why dates
were appearing in my specifications table.


On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 8:37 PM, Dan Goldstein
<DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> wrote:
> The gene sequencing error was observed for certain strings of three
> letters with one or two numerals (mar1, dec-2, etc.).
>
> But those of us who don't work with genes shouldn't get too complacent:
> The same error occurs with certain short strings of numerals separated
> by dashes and slashes (1-2, 9/18, etc.). As Kathleen points out, any
> database is potentially vulnerable.
>
>>
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References:
Trying again re Cupertino Effect: From: Nancy Allison
Re: Trying again re Cupertino Effect: From: Kathleen MacDowell
RE: Trying again re Cupertino Effect: From: Dan Goldstein

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