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Date 2011-06-17.20:33:38
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On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 8:10 PM, Nick Coghlan <>wrote:

> I'd like to add a new constant to the math module:
>  tau = 2*math.pi
> Rather than repeating all the reasons for why tau makes more sense than pi
> as the fundamental circle constant, I'll just refer interested readers to

(The following is best if read aloud using your best pirate impression)

I'd rather name the new constant "matey".  Then we have:

The circumference of a circle is: r matey
The area of a circle is: one-quarter r r matey
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