Perl saves the day

muppet scott at
Thu Jan 11 03:59:36 GMT 2007

On Jan 10, 2007, at 4:58 PM, bah at wrote:

>>>> When I saw this this morning I laughed so hard. XKCD is really  
>>>> great,
>>>> and still small so I highly recommend people read through the  
>>>> entire
>>>> archive! :)
>>> I concur. The e^i*pi strip remains my personal favorite...
>> Bah. I'm not smart enough to understand that one.
> I guess I get it, but I don't think it's all that funny.  I think the
> point is that, as hard as it is to believe, e^i*pi actually IS -1.

Silly mathematicians.  Real Men spell it e^j*pi.

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