Am 08.02.11 18:51 schrieb Robin Fairbairns:

>> Oh my FSM. Is that actually supposed to _help_ anybody? [...]

>> wouldn't it be much better if she just wrote [...]

> indeed.  [...] 

> a collection of rational coding of mathematical examples might be useful
> (and explanations as you mention would make it more useful still), but
> that requires work with something more sensitive than a shovel, which
> would appear to be what's used here.

Well, this /is/ what folks out there actually do when they use LaTeX for
typesetting scientific papers and books. Not a best practice collection,
but you can get an impression of sorts what kind of code Springer
accepts from its authors...