
Re: "euclidian" or "euclidean"
Posted:
Jul 19, 2004 12:44 PM


On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 17:17:45 +0200, Alex <alexloeschediesmalk@face.cs.unisb.de> wrote, in part: > Some people mentioned here that they prefer the capitalized form. By do > we really write "line segments with euclid[e/i]an norm 1" or "line > segments whith Euclid[e/i]an norm 1"?
Perhaps others have responded to sci.math already; I read this in aue, so don't know.
I always write it capitalized, and I've almost always seen it that way. The same is true for most eponymous words in math, except 'abelian'.
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