At 13:04 +0000 1998/11/25, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>which, you must admit, is NOT a special case for mathematicians)
This is true, traditional mathematical papers do not contain many
references; only recently has this changed, influenced by other fields.
This is in fact a good example of where others may bring something to a
mathematical typesetting system. It also explains why one should ideally
develop things into components which can support each other: Nobody is an
expert on the whole range of applications, but many might be user of the
components developed by experts.
Also, all those things that a classical mathematician does not use show up
as weaknesses in TeX, and that may also become a problem for a more modern
mathematician.
Hans Aberg
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