Andreas Rossberg rossberg at
Mon Jun 30 02:41:53 PDT 2014

On 28 June 2014 20:23, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick at> wrote:
> On Saturday, June 28, 2014, Brendan Eich <brendan at> wrote:
>> Ok, nerdbait -- but I'll take it and champion it at the next TC39 meeting.
>> Thanks,
> Yes, if you hadn't I would've :)
> I doubt there will be an opposition, but for anyone interested, Section 2
> (especially 2.1) of the Tau Manifesto is particularly compelling.

Sigh. See the rebuttal Michael Haufe already linked to
( To most serious mathematicians, tau
is rather crackpot territory. I'd indeed be opposed.

(OT, though somewhat related, this interesting and amusing talk about
crank physics:
Relevant observation: most cranks are engineers. Probable explanation:
they are used to being able to construct the world to their liking,
and some can't deal with this not being possible in math and physics.)


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