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NewsJacob Ziv, co-inventor of the LZ family of lossless compression dies, aged 91 Pin
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NewsGordon Moore, Intel co-founder and creator of Moore's Law, dies aged 94 Pin
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Through history, numerous people have been honored for their lawmaking, e.g. by naming (such as Magnus the Law-mender (Magnús lagabœtir)[^] - even if their laws are no longer valid. The law goes on, even when crossing out 'truth'.

Reading old laws may reveal old, forgotten wisdom. One of my favorites is found in the 1687 "King Christian V Norwegian Law": If one man's ox bites or butts another man's ox to death, the owner of the killing ox shall pay a compensation to the owner of the killed ox. If the killing ox was a better ox than the one being killed, the compensation shall be the full value of the killed ox. But if the killed ox was a better ox than the one killing, the compensation shall be half the value of the killed ox.

So the farmer who has lost one of his oxen has a choice: Should he admit his neighbor has better oxen than he has himself, so that he can receive full compensation? Or shall he maintain his pride, insisting that his ox was the better one, and accept only half the compensation?

I like the spirit of self-adjusting, balancing, of this law, forcing you to consider the other side. Maybe we should have retained some of this spirit in laws of today.
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