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Re: Chutzpah! FBI Calls Privacy Extremists Elitist
Fisher Mark <[email protected]> writes:
> Alas (according to my failing memory) it was legislator from my home
> state of Indiana during the early part of this century, who had planned
> to make a killing in textbooks if Pi == 3.0 was accepted. Fortunately
> he was called on it when it went before the whole legislature.
It was pi == 4.0, not 3.0, and was in fact enacted by the General
Assembly of Indiana in 1897. Don't know when it was repealed.
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