XDG standard: Is Math a Science

Frans Englich frans.englich at telia.com
Tue Feb 10 12:20:57 EET 2004

On Tuesday 10 February 2004 04:51, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> This argument started on the kde-devel list, and I think that it is a valid
> point.
> Strictly speaking, Mathematics is not a Science.
> However version 0.8 of the spec lists the Category: "Math" with a 'Related
> Category' of: Science.
> I don't think that this is correct.  The Category: "Math", IMO, should not
> be listed with any 'Related Categories'.

The spec is first of all about usability. /Sometimes/ this means doing an 
exact, logical categorization.


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