# Difference between revisions of "Talk:Euler line"

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− | Actually, I prefer Euler line. (I think it's referenced as such in most published materials anyhow, but I can't support my claim.) I also think that it in general, it is usual to name geometric objects after their discoverers without using possessives (e.g., the Simson line, Brocard point, Fermat point). I think that the reason for this might be that "The Euler line of triangle <math> | + | Actually, I prefer Euler line. (I think it's referenced as such in most published materials anyhow, but I can't support my claim.) I also think that it in general, it is usual to name geometric objects after their discoverers without using possessives (e.g., the Simson line, Brocard point, Fermat point). I think that the reason for this might be that "The Euler line of triangle <math>ABC</math>" sounds much less silly than "The Euler's line of triangle <math>ABC</math>". But in any event, if you rename an article, you should rename its associated discussion section as well. —[[User:Boy Soprano II|Boy Soprano II]] 18:50, 4 November 2006 (EST) |

Good point... So, what do we do? I think I'll change my mind and say you're right. --[[User:I like pie|I_like_pie]] 18:51, 4 November 2006 (EST) | Good point... So, what do we do? I think I'll change my mind and say you're right. --[[User:I like pie|I_like_pie]] 18:51, 4 November 2006 (EST) | ||

It's "the Euler line of a triangle." I've moved the content here; "Euler's line" is now a redirect.--[[User:JBL|JBL]] 19:00, 4 November 2006 (EST) | It's "the Euler line of a triangle." I've moved the content here; "Euler's line" is now a redirect.--[[User:JBL|JBL]] 19:00, 4 November 2006 (EST) | ||

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+ | Okay i've made the image but im too lazy to type up a description to put on the wiki page :-P. Could some one add it? | ||

+ | its [[Image:Euler Line.PNG|400px]]-[[User:Anaxerzia|Anaxerzia]] 22:47, 23 September 2007 (EDT) |

## Latest revision as of 21:47, 23 September 2007

Should "Euler's line" redirect here or should "Euler line" redirect to "Euler's line"? I think the second is better, because it's *his* line. --I_like_pie 16:46, 4 November 2006 (EST)

Edited :) -- JeriC

Actually, I prefer Euler line. (I think it's referenced as such in most published materials anyhow, but I can't support my claim.) I also think that it in general, it is usual to name geometric objects after their discoverers without using possessives (e.g., the Simson line, Brocard point, Fermat point). I think that the reason for this might be that "The Euler line of triangle " sounds much less silly than "The Euler's line of triangle ". But in any event, if you rename an article, you should rename its associated discussion section as well. —Boy Soprano II 18:50, 4 November 2006 (EST)

Good point... So, what do we do? I think I'll change my mind and say you're right. --I_like_pie 18:51, 4 November 2006 (EST)

It's "the Euler line of a triangle." I've moved the content here; "Euler's line" is now a redirect.--JBL 19:00, 4 November 2006 (EST)

## Image

Okay i've made the image but im too lazy to type up a description to put on the wiki page :-P. Could some one add it? its -Anaxerzia 22:47, 23 September 2007 (EDT)