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Re: decimal point/comma (was conplaneteering)

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Friday, February 18, 2005, 14:05
On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 08:44:24AM -0500, scott wrote:
> gives some history > on the symbols of operation if you are interested.
Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks! And I was apparently wrong about the asterisk being purely a computational compromise; it was used as early as 1659.