OT: excellent book on information theory

Andrew Swallow am.swallow at btopenworld.com
Mon Jan 16 21:05:12 CET 2006


Grant Edwards wrote:
[snip]
> 
> That made me smile on a Monday morning (not an insignificant
> accomplishment).  I noticed in the one footnote that the H.P.
> book had been "translated into American".  I've always wondered
> about that.  I noticed several spots in the H.P. books where
> the dialog seemed "wrong": the kids were using American rather
> than British English.  I thought it rather jarring.
> 
In a bid for a US Government contract I had to rewrite British documents 
to use the official American terms and words.  Bill to be paid by the US 
tax payer.

Andrew Swallow



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