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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] src/lib/general/gr_firdes.h: WIN_BLACKMAN_hARRIS

From: Michael Dickens
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] src/lib/general/gr_firdes.h: WIN_BLACKMAN_hARRIS = 5
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 09:13:14 -0500

My vote: It's hilarious.  But, that's after meeting Fred in person last week & 
noting that, indeed, he -always- does all lowercase for his name, even on the 
printed program (I'm sure there are exceptions, but there were none at the 
conference).  If I hadn't met him or seen all of this, I'd probably be 
scratching my head. - MLD

On Dec 6, 2010, at 3:38 AM, Martin Braun wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 05, 2010 at 05:16:34PM -0500, Tom Rondeau wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 4:00 PM, Josh Blum <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> is this a typo or something special here
>> Nope, that's not a typo, just a (possibly bad) joke. The
>> Blackman-harris window gets the "harris" portion from fred harris, who
>> always spells his name in lowercase letters. When adding that window
>> function in, I thought it'd be funny.
> If it's a joke, it's definitely a bad one.
> I came about this when starting the spectral estimation toolbox, and
> it's annoyed me ever since.

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