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Re: Re: Article on women and mathematics

On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 09:01:01PM +0100, Hanna M. Wallach wrote:

> Furthermore, the article says, "Biographers have noted that Lovelace
> struggled with mathematics, and there is some debate as to whether
> Lovelace understood deeply the concepts behind programming Babbage's
> engine, or was more of a figurehead used by Babbage for public
> relations purposes."

Looks like a way of wikipedia to report both sides of the story.  Of
course, if someone has better sources about it, one can always change it



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