Re: the meaning of rユ.......ï¾

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 18:42:40 CEST 2012


On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 2:36 AM, Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 8:50 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Americans celebrate March 14th as 3.14; some Europeans celebrate July
>> 22nd as 22/7 (which is 3.142857, fairly close to 3.14159). We claim
>> both, and also June 28th (aka Tau Day or Two Pi Day, 6.28).
>
> Hey now, Tau Day is an American invention, so no claiming it as an
> Australian thing.  We just need to get a few more people here to start
> observing it; that's all.

I never did. We celebrate it as Two Pi Day here. You're most welcome
to lay claim to its invention, as long as you release it under an
acceptable Free license. Of course, you're legitimately able to put
non-commercial clauses in (after what happened to Christmas, I
wouldn't blame you), but we'd just have to invent our own day to
celebrate instead. The calendar perceives censorship as damage, and
routes around it...

ChrisA



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