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Subject: Re: Audio noise in diff amps
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Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 14:12:00 -0500
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"John Woodgate" wrote in message
> Apart from typos, they have both been right all along. The whole shebang
> is just due to different interpretations of the symbol 'dBm'. When I
> meticulously correct the wrong use of symbols (which I rarely dare to do
> on the net), I am called 'pedantic', but symbols are part of our
> technical language and if we write 'green' but mean 'red' (or even
> 'Greek'), there are bound to be disputes.
It is hard to decide when to help with 'correctness' or assume that people
really understand what is going on. Even i and j for the imaginary operator
are slightly different (but often ignored.)
I believe in this rather esoteric discussion, that correctness should overcome
'conflict avoidance.' It is helpful for those who are learning.
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