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Re: Three Equations with Three Unknowns
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Jul 25, 2013 8:57 PM


On 7/25/2013 6:40 PM, Virgil wrote: > In article > <ken.pledger2F6399.09361726072013@news.eternalseptember.org>, > Ken Pledger <ken.pledger@vuw.ac.nz> wrote: > >> In article <714f9167e3be4befbbf6af2717a4285d@googlegroups.com>, >> KBH <emptypost@hotmail.com> wrote: >> >>> Here is the KBH code for three equations with three unknowns: >>> .... >> >> >> You probably don't realize how ignorant some mathematicians are of >> computer science. I'm not trying to be rude by saying that I found your >> question completely unintelligible from beginning to end. If you want >> to know about some algebraic equations, could you please just post the >> equations themselves? >> >> Ken Pledger. > > I second that request. >
Curious thread
It seems to have had a relative posted around 2005
http://sci4um.com/about13124.html
In pursuing the matter in the 35 posts associated with the user, one will find the message:
"Of course I post code as notice of KBH development and not to convey right of use to others..."
Here is some nonsense at the "site".
http://www.kbhscape.com/blunt.htm
http://www.kbhscape.com/plot.htm
And here is the menuless homepage.
http://www.kbhscape.com/
Well, I am just a "crank". But it really disturbs me when the conscientious professionals in this newsgroup have to deal with threads like this. When I participated here long ago (severely flamed), there were many more active professional posters and some very competent nonprofessional posters.
Let me take a moment to thank them  both past and present.
Being ignorant of "KBH code" seems to be like not knowing who constructed the regular polygon with 65537 sides,
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Gustav_Hermes
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constructible_polygon#Compass_and_straightedge_constructions
https://oeis.org/A003401
Of course, knowing about Hermes could be useful when impressing one's friends with math trivia.
KBH code? Not too sure. But, I have my suspicions.



