0x44 on Wed, 2 Jan 2008 09:12:42 -0700 (MST)

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Re: [s-d] [s-b] Consultation: the Field

Geoffrey Spear wrote:
> Why should we assume that "square" is the word with another
> definition?  Why not use an alternate definition of "torus" which
> means the same as "rectangular plane" instead?
I believe that Codae stated the intention behind "torus" was that the
map wraps at the boundaries: north to south, and east to west. It would
be very difficult to display an actual topological torus in
two-dimensions with ASCII.

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