[OS X TeX] TeX and the wild wild world out there
Alain Schremmer
Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 15:27:30 EST 2006
Claus Gerhardt wrote:
> Being a good mathematician requires
>
> (1) to prove important theorems,
Yes, but by that token there are very few mathematical researchers.
Importance is in the eyes of the beholder. If you are up for tenure …
> (2) the proofs of which should be as simple and elegant as possible
> (which I refer to as the mathematical form)
That is the Gauss viewpoing. Myself, I prefer to see by what meanderings
the proof was arrived at.
> (3) and lastly, the typographical form should be beautiful (which is a
> minor point) and well readable (which is an important point).
See my previous arguments in that respect.
Regard
--schremmer
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