Birthday tributes: Da Optimizer, Da Theorizer, BILL GASARCH, Da Geomblog, and Good Math, Bad Math.
Wait, what’s bad about the \infty moniker?
For years I could never remember which letters were dropped.
Sometimes I wish Scienceblogs allowed inlined TeX in comments.
I don’t mind that TeX uses \infty — but HTML uses &inf;, so I get confused when I’m going back and forth between writing TeX documents and writing web pages.
its the only thing I have ever \newcommand-ed into a longer command: \infinity.
ha! ha! (rotfl)
heh (wipes a tear from his eye)
touché (indeed the quantummies reeked of msword kerning)
(mrg sometimes really misses his carefully honed fax-resolution cm font set that used to amaze his clients with its clarity but alas was lost completely the day he tried to ‘reinstall’ the windows partition)
Ah, perhaps that is why you never read that paper I sent you on closed time-like curves. It wasn’t written in TeX.
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