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Re: GR proposal - Restricted-media amendments to the DFSG

On 1916-3.820-5.730(4sf), Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> wrote:
[So a GR can state that pi=3,]
> No.
> Language, and interpretation thereof, is not an exact science. Math is.

The representation of maths is not much more exact than language
in some ways. Two half-daft observations from a statistician:

1. a GR can state that pi=3 without necessarily being right. A GR
is a type of popularity contest, not a test of exact science.

2. a GR can state that pi=3 and be right, but make the project
use a pretty awkward default number base! (see above)

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