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Technical language and non-technical language

Mathematician lederhosen makes communication decisions:
Note to self: must resist temptation to rephrase the message "$FANCY_NEW_TECHNIQUE will not produce desired cost savings due to $IMMUTABLE_MATHEMATICAL_CONSTRAINTS" as "no, you can't have a pony" when dealing with other departments.

Context crushes dreams that require π=3.00.
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