It seems that Milo remembers my speculations better than me. However, the exchange that Luigi Borzacchini and I had in July 1999 was about Mesopotomian Mathematics, we did not refer to Vedic one. I, for one, know very little of the latter.
On 11 Oct 2004, Milo Gardner wrote:
> > Dear HM'er, > > Hopefully a 5 year late response is acceptable in our > slow moving history of math world. Noticing that > Avinoam suggested that Vedic mathematicians gave in > calculating the square root of 2, may I point towards > ......