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Old 2009-07-28, 20:00   #11
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Originally Posted by flouran View Post
But that's certainly different from what you proposed, which was to only praise him.
It was "expressing what his work has meant to you".

Knuth most likely knows he has contributed a lot to respective academic communities, and as I said before, he need not be reminded of it.
But AFAIK Knuth doesn't suffer from the sort of emotional impairment that seems to afflict some of our participants.
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