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Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] :zz: Orthoplex or Hypergrid? You decide


I quite like 'n-dimensional infoplex'.

Or 'womangrove' *8-)

   Ask 10 people - get 11 answers!

On Sun, 16 Sep 2001, Katariina Ervasti wrote:

> > I've been thinking about the name issue too and one name I very much
> > like is "mangrove"-- the tropical plant that grows in all 
> > directions.
> > With respect to 'orthoplex' and 'hypergrid': 'Orthoplex,' to quote
> > Katariina Ervasti's spontaneous reaction, "sounds boring." (I
> > wholeheartedly agree.) I like 'hypergrid' slightly better, but on 
> Another spontaneous reaction - (Yes, I'm still slightly interested
> in ZigZag even though I no longer work with the GZZ group.)
> I think "mangrove" sounds strange (which in my vocabulary is
> a compliment), but how about "womangrove"? Wouldn't that be
> a more delightful variation of this strangely fascinating 
> word? :-)))
> cat

Dr Adam Moore