> 8.1.2013 0:11, Jesse F. Hughes wrote: >> Your rant is, frankly, silly. We're talking about a constant factor >> here. Either we write 2pi or tau. Hell, in LaTeX, it's even the same >> number of characters! > > It is the form and structure of the formulae and constructions which are > better exposed by well-chosen abstraction and syntaxes. That's the point. > >> Well, pick your battles, but don't expect others to care.As for me, > > Oh, I don't :D Care who want's to care. > >> I'm much more concerned about the blatant misuse of the word "like". I >> think I'll try to stop full-growed adults from saying "I was like" when >> they mean "I replied". Now, that's an important war to wage. > > That's an honorable quest:)
Glad you're with me on this. Next week, we storm the "This American Life" towers. Oh, they do good work, but they gotta be made to see the light.
-- "And yes, for those who think that just maybe I did find a short proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, and THE prime counting function, if I succeed at what I'm working on now world economy as you know it will be gone." -- James Harris branches out.