5. This is intended to be the son of the oilman in "For All Nails". He has done roughly the Hartmanis-Lewis-Stearns work inventing time complexity for his thesis (with Belanger, who did something like the Church-Turing thesis though he started with a Post-like model of "word puzzles") and will soon be getting around to posing the P vs. NP question, which Belanger has thought about.

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