*I wasn't aware that Babbage was a marketeer:-). I believe I used the term
'engine' *correctly and in contemporary context.
* What is it, pray, I'm selling?:-) Aperture engines?
although I think I understand it to mean a phased array,
> in space, with distributed power amplifiers, and with each amplifier
> its power from solar cells in its neighbourhood.
*No. Nice guess though:-). Solar cells aren't the way to go.
I guess somebody is going to have to read the setiquest magazine to find out
what all this really means on a techical level.
*That would be prudent. Better to be informed I would say.
From the quality of his
postings on the newsgroups, I would be very critical of his thinking.
*Perhaps you wish to share just one posting 'from the newsgroups' which you
found *lacking John. Point out the technical and scientific errors. (which
there aren't...) I would *be very much interested in your critical analysis
rather than your subjective vituperative.
Cheers to All,