Dominik Bathon wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Sep 2005 00:58:40 +0200, Christophe Grandsire  
> <christophe.grandsire / free.fr> wrote:
> 
>> Christian Neukirchen wrote:
>>
>>>  The real reason is probably that both "factorial" (maths) and
>>> "faculty" (university) mean "FakultÁ’" in German... :-)
>>>
>>
>> Must be! :) However, I found this use in at least one page about 
>> Java,  and another one (although I don't remember which language it 
>> was about,  and I can't find it right now), and they didn't strike me 
>> as having been  written by Germans...
> 
> 
> It seems to be similar in Danish (fakultet), Dutch (fakulteit) and 
> Swedish  (fakultet) (from  
> http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/definition/factorial). And I  
> think Daniel actually is from Denmark...

I am :)