users include acolytes of the Hewlett Packard
) school and of the Texas Instruments
These sides perenially engage in flamewars
As a generalization, the cheaper TI calculators are commonly required in high school, whereas the more expensive HP calculators are more common in university.
There is no middle ground in this debate; only ceaseless flames directed from one camp to the other. The crux of the debate centers around whether or not RPN
is a blessing or a curse.
For reference, the one true faith
is hp48 and RPN. Other interpretations are heresy