[OS X TeX] [OT] Matrixes (Matrices)?
Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 11:24:54 EDT 2006
Michael Williams wrote:
> But seriously, weeding through stuff I'm not interested in is not my
> idea of fun.
As Matsoukas pointed out, the stuff is flagged so there is no need for
you to weed.
> I accept that it goes with the territory of being on a public mailing
??? You speak as if some sort of hardship was involved. I don't see it.
> but there are degrees, and I think this list's signal-to-noise is
I had not noticed. Plus, one human's signal is likely to be another
> On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 10:28:54AM -0400, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> In fact, nobody is forced to read anything. In fact, nobody is forced
>> to receive this list.
> Indeed. However, I'd love to continue to read interesting and useful
> posts about TeX on OS X, which, correct me if I'm wrong [*], is what
> this list is about.
I had not noticed that the number of posts about TeX on OS X had
decreased and there is no reason why it should since there is no way
that anything could crowd out anything else.
> [*] Seriously, do correct me if I'm wrong.
Moroever, at times, there is nothing in the arcane discussions that
interests me and there is probably nothing in the idiotic question I ask
that is of any interest to the people who, in fact, have helped me.
>> I am constantly amazed at how ready many people are to censor. But
>> then this has absolutely nothing to do with TeX. Or does it? Maybe
>> the Microsoft list is better managed.
> Asking that we remain on-topic is not the same as censorship.
Yes it is. For as long as I have been on this list, there has been a
considerable mix of topics and the list has been remarkably stable and
diversity is what makes it stable and trying to do a bit of "cleansing"
would be just as counter-productive as in the ethnic case. And, as I
pointed out above, diverstiy is also what makes this list useful and
interesting and why
> I'm not sure how the M-word is relevant
I am certain that diversity is not a household name at the Gates.
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