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Re: Routing wars pending?
Actually, the (original) explanation is correct. The state was Indiana. Read about it in Petr Beckmann's "History of Pi" if you're interested about it. I believe it has the full story. > It was a small community in Alabama that voted (for their town) to > allow PI to equal 3 for the purpose of calculating square footage > for property tax. > > That's it. No grand scheme to defraud Southern schoolkids, no legislation > of ip_v !=4, just something to make taxes simple. > > >> They also passed a bill once to make PI 3 or some such, didn't they? > > >In the state where this happened it was passed by their congress but was > >vetoed in their senate so it never became law.