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by gods
on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Even though the most recent post on this thread seems to be a couple years old, I feel obliged to add to it's history.

Sierpinski is a last name, but it's not mine. Wacław Sierpiński was a Polish Mathematician, famous for his Sierpinski Triangle (or called a gasket in 3D). I first found out about this in a book on Fractals and Chaos that I found utterly fascinating. It's a relatively uncommon name in modern society, so seemed to fit well as an internet moniker.

In other realms, my original handle was Kane, which was the name of a character that was portrayed in the Eye of the Beholder video game manual. I currently use that handle (and picture) on other realms, but unfortunately it's quite common, so I tend not to use it as much where unique names are required.

In reply to Re: Name Space by sierpinski
in thread Name Space by George_Sherston

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