
Re: What is the average number of errors per 100 pages of a math book?
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Dec 10, 2012 11:43 AM


"Arturo Magidin" <magidin@member.ams.org> wrote in message news:181ad962dca14f0cb57a9ba75ef59315@googlegroups.com... > On Sunday, December 9, 2012 9:50:31 AM UTC6, Victor Porton wrote: >> Arturo Magidin wrote: >> >> > On Saturday, December 8, 2012 7:18:03 AM UTC6, Victor Porton wrote: >> >> >> Tonicopm@yahoo.com wrote: >> >> >> >> >> >> > On Friday, December 7, 2012 8:47:11 PM UTC+2, Victor Porton wrote: >> >> >> >> >> >> > >> >> >> >> >> >> >> What is the average number of errors per 100 pages of a math book? >> >> >> >> >> >> > >> >> >> >> >> >> > Besides agreeing compeltely with Arturo's comment, the question >> >> > here >> >> >> >> >> >> > could be: why are you interested? Are you trying to find out >> >> > whether >> >> >> > you >> >> >> >> >> >> > make the cut or what? >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> I try to estimate whether my draft book is good in this respect >> >> compared >> >> >> >> >> >> with other authors. >> >> > >> >> > It's a very ignorant question, and shows again that you have a >> > completely >> >> > skewed and incorrect view of the subject (despite believing that you >> > have >> >> > made substantial contributions that will garner you great prizes and >> >> > unending praise). >> >> > >> >> > A single error in hundreds of pages can doom the entire endeavor. Or a >> >> >> >> It would be true for a book dedicated to a single theorem with long >> proof. >> >> It's not the case for my book. > > Nonsense. It doesn't have to be a single theorem in order for the entire > edifice to be doomed by a single error. Yet again, you demonstrate quite > aptly that you have no clue.
and you add nothing to the solution, like a tiny gree cut worm on a hot street, you wriggle round.
> > I would say "Thanks for trying", but we both know it would be insincere.
you have failed to inflame anyone, as all of your posts are FOS and gay, notArturo.
> >  > Arturo Magidin

