janka wrote in message <3ACB15B5.9937B615@statistik.wu-wien.ac.at>... >Louis Lavery wrote: > >> Anyway, some Greek guy (Regiomontanus) worked it out yonks ago. > >Johann MÃÂÃÂ¼ller Regiomontanus > >Born: 6 June 1436 in KÃÂÃÂ¶nigsberg, Archbishopric of Mainz (now Germany) >Died: 8 July 1476 in Rome, Italy > >Greek guy???? > >erich >
Sorry, poor assumption on my part.
Still, he was headed in that direction, just died an early death.