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About ringy confusion

The word ringy looks confusing, at least from my perspective: it's not clear why it should mean multi-ring instead of single-ring. Wouldn't it be better to stick to the single-ring vs. multi-ring distinction? --Xenwolf (talk) 16:52, 20 November 2020 (UTC)

Ringy applies to multi-ring edos not single-ring edos for the same reason you usually don't refer to a room in a single-story house as being on the ground floor. If you're talking about floors, you're talking about a multi-story house. If you're talking about rings, you're talking about a multi-ring edo. Because in a single-ring edo, the subject never comes up.
That said, "ringy" is not as obvious as "multi-ring", and I don't mind removing most uses of it in the fifthspan article. But I do want to mention the word once. Because even though we use language to communicate precise scientific/mathematical ideas, it's also true that language itself is an artform. IMO it actually shares a lot with music, as it has rhythm and melody, and timbre is supplied by vowel sounds. Ringy is concise, memorable, catchy, and fun to say. It's like a hooky pop chorus. It would be a shame not to include it in the article. unsigned contribution by: TallKite, 20:36, 21 November 2020 (UTC)
Thanks a lot. I expected that there was a good explanation. The problem I have reported seems to affect mainly people who are not native English speakers. I think the changes you made removed the confusion. --Xenwolf (talk) 20:49, 21 November 2020 (UTC)