OT:Re: No IRC in Kopete for KDE 4.1?

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sat Aug 30 15:51:49 UTC 2008


Sylviane et Perry White wrote:

> On Thursday 28 August 2008 18:57, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Now, my wife
>> insists that my family is insane, because the number of conversations
>> around the dinner table is on the order of n!
> If the exclamation mark stands for n factorial your family really is
> insane, if it is only part of punctuation you're lucky.

Factorial.  Like, I'm talking to all my sibs and both parents, and they're
all doing the same (but n! rather than n**n, because if I talk to my
brother and he talks to me, that's usually only one conversation :-) ).
> 
> In my family every one talks to all others and words flowing in opposite
> directions carry 2 conversations, so I get to the order of n squared [more
> exactly 2n*(n-1) ]
> 

-- 
derek





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