[texhax] Defining a command which runs differently based ion input argument
uwe.lueck at web.de
Thu Dec 30 12:47:54 CET 2010
"Reinhard Kotucha" <reinhard.kotucha at web.de>, 30.12.2010 02:39:15:
>On 29 December 2010 Uwe Lueck wrote:
> > Less seriously, with *ternary* computers, we might have
> > 27 category codes instead of only 16 ...
> Actually, 3^4=81.
Yes, and 28/7=4 :-)
>From a ternary point of view, 4 is an odd number.
3^3 is beautiful, 3^4 is strange. 3^3 is sufficient,
while the binary analogue 2^2 is not.
2^4 turned out to be sufficient,
but from a binary point of view it is not as beautiful
as 3^3 is from the ternary point of view.
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