XDG standard: Is Math a Science

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Tue Feb 10 21:11:04 EET 2004

Martin Waitz wrote:
> hi :)
> On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 08:51:33PM -0700, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>>Strictly speaking, Mathematics is not a Science.
> sure it is, why do you think otherwise?
Because strictly speaking, it isn't a science.  There are a lot of 
mathematicians in the US that would agree with me.
>>I don't think that this is correct.  The Category: "Math", IMO, should not 
>>be listed with any 'Related Categories'.
> even when one does not consider math a science, it absolutely
> is related to science, so i think this is correct.

You could say the same about Engineering, and that clearly would not be 


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