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Re^2: Renaming the Schwartzian Transform

by grinder (Bishop)
on Sep 21, 2005 at 08:20 UTC ( #493688=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Renaming the Schwartzian Transform
in thread Renaming the Schwartzian Transform

Well no, the former should really be called the Schwartz Transform. After all, we don't talk of Huffmanian encoding, Hammingian coding, Lempel-Ziff-Welshian compression or Blum-Blum-Shubbian PRNGs :)

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Re^3: Renaming the Schwartzian Transform
by 5mi11er (Deacon) on Sep 21, 2005 at 14:46 UTC
    Hmm, you're right, and those all have such nifty rings to them, I think I'll start doing that.

    .oO(Now is that pronounced huff-man-ee-an or huff-main-ee-an?)

    Tongue firmly in cheek for the humor impared


Re^3: Renaming the Schwartzian Transform
by CountZero (Bishop) on Sep 21, 2005 at 16:26 UTC
    I bow before your superior knowledge of the English language.

    But even then the "Evan Transform" doesn't sound that it can do the same heavy lifting the "Schwartz Transform" can.


    "If you have four groups working on a compiler, you'll get a 4-pass compiler." - Conway's Law

        Damn you beat me to the joke, but I'd atleast like to add: I see your Schwartzian Transform is as big as mine.

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