From: Jonathan Wakely (cow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-08 08:48:53
On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 09:29:31AM +0100, Daniel Frey wrote:
> Sylvain Pion wrote:
> >I think it is "Euclidean Ring", not "Euclidian Ring" ("e" instead of
> >"i"), hence the names for euclidian_ring_operators<T> and similar,
> >are unfortunate.
> From what I can see, both spellings seem to be used, where Google
> offers "Do you mean Euclidean" for "Euclidian", but the latter has
> 3.500.000 hits against 1.500.000 for Euclidean. Strange. Also, look at
> this: <http://www.dictionary.net/euclidian>. So, my question is: What is
> really correct? Can you (or someone else) give a reference?
I've always used the Chambers dictionary, which allows both:
Although the 1994 hardcopy edition I have only has "Euclidean"
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