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Dedekind (1831-1916) later records how upon hearing Riemann's inaugural address, Gauss sat through the lecture "which surpassed all his expectations, in the greatest astonishment, and on the way back from the faculty meeting he spoke with Wilhelm Weber, with the greatest appreciation, and with an excitement rare for him, about the depth of the ideas presented by Riemann." In other words, I could just as well declare that your pure rotation actually does induce scaling, and only that you have happened to choose coordinates so that it appears to be a pure rotation.

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