It never fails to amaze me how dogmatic some people can be about the conventions of notation.
Or how hard it is for some people to notice a tongue planted firmly in a cheek.
On Feb 11, 2009, at 3:16 AM, slawek wrote:
> U=BFytkownik "Lou Talman" <email@example.com> napisa=B3 w wiadomo=B6ci > news:firstname.lastname@example.org... >> The notational distinction between "ln" and "log" makes sense for >> engineers who must use both natural logarithms and common >> logarithms. But in advanced mathematics there is only one logarithm. > > > False. The ln/log/alog was introduced when base ten logarithms was > applied > to calculation like:
--Lou Talman Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences Metropolitan State College of Denver