Saturday, December 09, 2006

(Old Dross:) A truly Polish joke:

The joke is Reverse Polish Notation, a method of notating complex calculations and formulas that never requires one to use parentheses. It is widely used in calculators and computer software. If the great Polish mathematician Jan £ukasiewicz hadn't invented it backwards, it would be called: Polish Notation.

(Previously posted here in 2003)

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