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:zz: Reply to Peter: Hexiflexigon
- To: zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: :zz: Reply to Peter: Hexiflexigon
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 07 Jul 1998 13:42:31 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx
I missed this point. Peter said
>>still has me thinking in cubes, but I understand that Zigzag is
>>multidimensional. I can't quite get my head around that, but maybe geodesic
>>or polyhedral figures offer a clue. Or soap bubbles. Remember
And I said
>Geodesic and polyhedral figures and soap bubbles
> are all 3D.
But hexiflexigons (sp?) HFGs-- were more like ZZ:
folding objects which opened and closed variously.
As I recall, each triangle (cell) connected with several
others in paradoxical patterns.
So I think the HFG may map directly to a particular
ZZ structure. Not sure.
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