[FPSPACE] What's in a name ?????
jbcharle at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 11:01:43 EDT 2012
Maybe in deference to Russian correctness we should also pronounce the designators in Russian. I confess I will have trouble with the numbers but the proper names should be manageable.
Sent from my iPhone.
Please forgive typos.
On Apr 22, 2012, at 9:12, "Phillip Clark" <phillipclark at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Probably the reason that the Russians do not comment is that they use the correct names. And therefore Russian writers always use the correct names.
> It is only stupid westerners who believe that "if NASA says it's true then it must be true".
> Such people are not worth considering seriously.
> Phillip Clark
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: John
> To: Kees van den Berg
> Cc: fpspace
> Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2012 2:41 PM
> Subject: Re: [FPSPACE] What's in a name ?????
> Kees, I agree with you. Reading these ongoing diatribes defending Russian nomenclature that even the Russians don't defend reminds me of the quote attributed to Henry Kissinger and many others: "The reason that academic politics are so vicious is that the stakes are so small."
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