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On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 8:10 PM, Nick Coghlan <report@bugs.python.org>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
> http://tauday.com/

(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
etc.
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