Schwartzian Transform in Python?
tim_one at email.msn.com
Sat May 13 06:56:30 CEST 2000
> The "technique" called Schwartzian Transform by Perlers is as old
> as earth (OK, OK! I agree we should put eternity in some relative
> context, here :-).
> I just wanted to say that I'm surprised that someone could so easily
> give his name to such an old technique. I presume that there is
> some confusion between the syntax and the method?
I don't think Mr. Schwarz named it after himself, it was an honor bestowed
upon him by a grateful community. Just another instance of "new money for
old rope" -- most people who get a reputation as a computer genius do so by
recycling 18th-century mathematics <wink>.
wizard-ly y'rs - tim
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