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Re: Questionable interpretation of physics


Thanks for the input. You seem to confirm most of what I was thinking.

You can't write TdS as dQ or d(anything else). TdS is an
inexact differential...

Sorry, I didn't mean to restart that discussion ;-)
Yeah, I have a basic grasp of the distinction, but it is hard to type d-bar in ASCII and it wasn't worth the effort it in this circumstance to be more precise in the terminology. Interesting link & explanation at

According to http://www.nobel...
What?! John making an "appeal to authority"? ;-)
Of course, in this case it is legitimate. A claim like "Nobody thinks ..." can be refuted by giving one example of "somebody thinks..."

Anyway, thanks for the feedback.

Tim F