Hitting two targets: OO + group theory (pedagogy)

David C. Ullrich ullrich at math.okstate.edu
Sun Mar 4 20:13:36 CET 2001


On Sun, 4 Mar 2001 12:35:47 -0500, "Steve Holden"
<sholden at holdenweb.com> wrote:

>"David C. Ullrich" <ullrich at math.okstate.edu> wrote in message
>news:3aa11a91.5998558 at nntp.sprynet.com...
>[ ... ]
>> Some people would say that the reference to Genesis
>> is out of place here... probably you know that some
>> people would say that. Might be regarded as just
>> generally inappropriate - some other people might
>> think that the bit about Abel is misleading, since
>> "Abelian" _does_ refer to a man named Abel, but
>> not the one in Genesis.
>>
>[ ... ]
>
>What's purple and commutes?
>

A purple commutative book of Genesis?

>
>A: an Abelian grape.

Right - I knew it was something like that.

>sorry
> Steve
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