From: Spehro Pefhany
Subject: Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?
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Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2002 16:36:34 GMT
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On Fri, 27 Dec 2002 15:50:18 -0000, the renowned "Zefram Cochrane"
>To be even more confusing, the USAns (last time I was there) seemed never
>to have heard the word "hash" in that context at all. When I mentioned it,
>they just gave me a deadpan expr. Seems, they always call it "pound sign"
>(certainly all the US books on C that I have refer to "#include" as "pound
>sign include"). It also seems they use it for "pounds" as in avoirdupois, as
>as pounds sterling.
An English lady I ran into on the Continent was having trouble with
voice menus as they asked her to press the "pound" sign on her cell
phone. She didn't think it had one, though the "#" was where it
>The correct name is an Octothorp(e).
Except that only anal^H^H^H educated types like us know that word.
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