[TUHS] tabs vs spaces - entab, detab

Jon Steinhart jon at fourwinds.com
Sun Mar 7 10:03:12 AEST 2021

Bakul Shah writes:
> From the Kings James Bible
> https://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/k/kjv/kjv-idx?type=DIV1&byte=1392613
> 1 Kings 7:23 
>     And he made a molten sea, ten cubits from the one brim to the other: it was
>     round all about, and his height was five cubits: and a line of thirty
>     cubits did compass it round about.
> There seem to be various explanations for the above but perhaps it is the
> genesis of the common “define the value of pi to be 3” idea?

It could just be a translation problem - maybe
it was 30 qubits and wasn't properly observed.

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