Thank you for this explanation;
now this term in surveying makes sense.
From: Martin Srebotnjak <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 2:37 PM
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-l10n] [Math] "Lime" or "Limit"
To: Tom Davies <email@example.com>
Cc: anne-ology <firstname.lastname@example.org>, LibreOffice-l10n <
"lim" is an international mathematical symbol for "limes" (Latin), not for
The notation "lim" was not "invented" by an American, but by a German -
Karl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass.
So by writing it is "short for "Limit"" and shortened in this way because
it is "written so many times and often in tiny writing" you just made my
day (or should I say evening?).
2014/1/4 Tom Davies <email@example.com>
In calculus "lim" is often short for "Limit" or "Limits" because the
word has to be written so many times and often in tiny writing.
So, i think i am agreeing with Anne-ology there :)
On 4 January 2014 15:44, anne-ology <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Lime was a term used in surveying limits where Limit is a
mathematical term -
well, that's how I was taught, ;-)
From: Thomas Hackert <email@example.com>
Date: Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 9:11 AM
Subject: [libreoffice-l10n] [Math] "Lime" or "Limit"
I am not sure, if someone else has reported it the last days (sorry,
I lost track, when what was reported the last days ... :( ), but at
commands.src RID_LIM_FROMX_HELP string.text
I found the words
Lime Subscript Bottom
. Is it really "Lime"? A short search in the web seems to indicate,
that this would be a sort of stone, tree etc. The mathematical term
seems to be "Limit" (though I found "Limes" as well, so I am not
completely sure here, sorry ... :( ). Could someone explain it to me
(and then it would be nice, if – given that it is an error – this
could be fixed in the English text :) ), what is used in English?
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