The Quantum Pontiff

Computer Modern


  1. #1 Domenic
    January 10, 2008

    Wait, what’s bad about the \infty moniker?

  2. #2 Dave Bacon
    January 10, 2008

    For years I could never remember which letters were dropped.

  3. #3 Coin
    January 10, 2008

    Sometimes I wish Scienceblogs allowed inlined TeX in comments.

  4. #4 Isabel
    January 10, 2008

    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.

  5. #5 Matt
    January 10, 2008

    its the only thing I have ever \newcommand-ed into a longer command: \infinity.

  6. #6 mrG
    January 11, 2008

    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)

  7. #7 Ian Durham
    January 18, 2008

    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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