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Discussion of "fi'u"
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Comment #6: Re: Dangerous overloading?
Jonathan (Thu May 21 07:33:36 2015)

krtisfranks wrote:
> spheniscine wrote:
> > I don't think (fi'u) alone should mean the golden ratio; seems like
> > dangerous overloading to me. Should probably be split to a different
> cmavo.
> I have been meaning to comment on this and say the same thing. At the
> least, a separate cmavo should be optional/available. It also makes the
> division symbol (of which there are several, really) conflated with the
> symbol for the golden ratio (phi); it is a minor point, but a potential
> stumbling block. I do not see the golden ratio as being all that
> fundamental for fractions, despite its being "golden".

I agree. I am provisionally assigning fai'u to it (get it?)

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