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Old 2009-07-28, 16:20   #8
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Originally Posted by cheesehead View Post
Those of us working with computer software and discrete mathematics owe a lot to Donald E. Knuth for his contributions to those areas, notably his monumental The Art of Computer Programming and his TeX typesetting software.
Sure, I use LaTeX all the time, but I must admit, it can get annoying
Originally Posted by cheesehead View Post
Here's a suggestion:

Write a note to him expressing what his work has meant to you!

... and send it "snail mail", please, because that's how he'd prefer it.
I don't mean this out of disrespect, but I am sure he has more pertinent things to do than read "fan" mail. Most likely, he knows what kind of impact he has had on the community, and need not be reminded.
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