Yet another example of's flexibility is how it can be a messaging system or message board. Many people have inbox channels for this purpose.

It's like a public DM, and it simply existed when the original block system came into being. It wasn't specifically designed.

Inbox channels

I was reading about Begriffsschrift, and it occurred to me how peculiar mathematical language is. Previously, descriptions of mathematical thought were terribly convoluted.

“Spheres are to one another in triplicate ratio of their respective diameters.”

Euclid’s statement as a modern formula is trivial, but what barrier to understanding, the spoken language that is not suitable for the purpose. A specially designed language can make understanding the concepts far easier, even if we must learn that language. In a few characters, we can grasp arguments of logic and complex propositions.

What’s a triplicate ratio?