Simon Cozens simon at
Fri Sep 14 01:07:31 BST 2007

Dirk Koopman wrote:
> Been reading the discussion on NLP in an increasing state of
> bewilderment. This is because about 20 years ago, I did a week's course
> in NLP aimed at martial "artists". My problem is that I recognise very
> little of what we learnt on that course in the discussion on NLP so far.

You think that's confusing? Ten years ago I did a course in NLP which
was about actual linguistics and actual programming. Now you have to
look up "computational linguistics" which is a silly name, partly
because the crazy-version NLP has infected all the search terms.

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