From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-18 15:28:22
At 03:18 PM 8/18/2003, Victor A. Wagner, Jr. wrote:
>At Monday 2003-08-18 11:39, you wrote:
>>"Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>| how about "span" ?
>>when read as "the period of time spanned by these two", I can make
>>sense of it, even not as a mathematician :-)
>>Well, I don't know how it sounds to native speakers.
FWIW, I'm both a native-speaker and familiar with convex hulls. Regardless,
"span" sounds better to me for use in the context of a Date-Time library.
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