[OSM-talk] Without an address, an Icelandic tourist drew this map of the intended location (Búðardalur) and surroundings on the envelope. The postal service delivered!

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 21:45:02 UTC 2016


>When MP3 appeared it immediately became clear that the era of CD is over.

No, anyone who listens to Classical music will tell you they are not the
same thing at all.

John

On 30 August 2016 at 17:05, Oleksiy Muzalyev <oleksiy.muzalyev at bluewin.ch>
wrote:

> On 30/08/16 20:12, Stefano wrote:
>
>
>
> 2016-08-30 19:24 GMT+02:00 Colin Smale <colin.smale at xs4all.nl>:
>
>> I am going to say this very quietly.... what3words
>>
>>
>
> IKEA furniture is more recognizable than english words
> http://www.what3ikea.com/
>
> /s
>
> Cheers,
> Stefano
>
> These all are good tries, however it should be something like MP3. When
> MP3 appeared it immediately became clear that the era of CD is over. Or a
> Cartesian coordinate system. For two thousand years the dot was considered
> as a final indivisible entity, an axiom. Until René Descartes split the dot
> in two coordinates x and y. Now it seems to be obvious, but at that time
> Isaac Newton had to reread Descartes' La Géométrie, where this idea was
> published, nine times. A Cartesian coordinate system was a ground-breaking
> idea.
>
> It is flying in the air, but it is not there yet. Perhaps, it requires a
> thinker like René Descartes to formulate, if it is doable at all.
>
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