[OS X TeX] TeX and the wild wild world out there
Claus Gerhardt
gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Wed Nov 29 15:00:31 EST 2006
I don't know any mathematical researcher who is more interested in
the form than the content. Being a good mathematician requires
(1) to prove important theorems,
(2) the proofs of which should be as simple and elegant as possible
(which I refer to as the mathematical form)
(3) and lastly, the typographical form should be beautiful (which is
a minor point) and well readable (which is an important point).
Claus
On Nov 29, 2006, at 20:41, Alain Schremmer wrote:
> Are you joking? You mean there really are people more interested in
> the contents than in the form? Obviously they cannot be
> mathematicians or else they shuld be expelled from the profession
> manu militari.
>
> I am sorry to be so mad but some of what I have read just before
> touched a very raw nerve.
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