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  • n. Plural form of non-goal.


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  • He has let us all down, big time and has poisoned the civil service too with his pursuit of non-goals such as targets, when the real goals are to provide what we all need and enable business to thrive.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • That's all I can say if the replay is there for review of goals and non-goals. - News

  • BOSTON - The Bruins and Senators traded goals - and non-goals - in the second period to go into the third with Ottawa leading 2-1.

    Hockey Journal

  • But at one point, Dave was talking about some of the non-goals of the project.

    MSDN Blogs

  • See the link for the goals and non-goals for Taskfox, which is what we call the Firefox feature inspired by Ubiquity.

    Mozilla Labs

  • Tapestry's current goal of being a comprehensive user interface layer (rather than a total vertical application framework, which is what Mr. Levent is looking for) has made some of these non-goals for Tapestry.

    Hottest News Articles

  • To understand the goals of SHIM6, it is worth understanding what its developers explicitly consider "non-goals":

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Note that I believe the NHL does it only for goals or non-goals, so this doesn’t comport perfectly to video review of offside calls in soccer, but the basic point is that it’s not the continuous play nature of soccer but something else that makes it unamenable to correcting officiating error.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Getting it Right


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