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Ubiratan DAmbrosio iee - 815-7216

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Registered: 12/3/04
Re: Sad news about the Math-Hist-List
Posted: Jul 12, 2009 5:34 PM
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Dear Fred

Indeed, sad news! Well, it is part of the back and forth actions of
academia. Some new idea will come.

Yoy have done much for the list. Indeed, for trhe community of math
historians, in many ways. We all thank you so much.

All my best, Ubi

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rickey, F. PROF MATH" <>
Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 6:53 PM
Subject: Sad news about the Math-Hist-List

> Fellow Historians,
> It is with sadness that the Mathematical Association of American has
> informed me that the software license for this list will expire on July 14
> and that this list will be "retired". The MAA will no longer host it.
> Messages sent to the list will not work; you may get a reply indicating
> "no such address" but I don't know.
> This list has been active since 1994 and there have been many interesting
> questions and discussions. Personally, it has been a rewarding experience.
> I hope that you feel the same.
> This decision was made without my consultation and I only learned of it
> recently, so I have not thought about how it might be continued. Your
> ideas would be welcome.
> V. Frederick Rickey
> Professor of Mathematics
> United States Military Academy
> West Point, NY 10996 USA
> 845-938-4010

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