"Seeing the ruckus that this is causing, i can only imagine back when Liebnitz and Newton published their works on calculus (also an example showing that it is indeed possible for 2 people to come up with the same idea)."
God, Virus, I hope you've been reading Stephenson's books, because otherwise you should not have been able to come up with that reference. Unless you were a math major
/me reads the zfail gobbledegook part of Virus' post. /me hates it when people look smarter than him.