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Re: How to write a "proper" math document
In article <iv6gqo$s5p$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Richard Fateman <fateman at cs.berkeley.edu> wrote: > We need > > the same kind of thought given to active and dynamic documents as Edward > > Tufte has given to data graphics. > > Yes, I agree entirely here. I think that Tufte is hard to match. Have to say that, back sometime around the early 1990s, which I was voluntarily teaching a small course for EE students in preparing demos and graphic displays on the Mac using QuickBasic (or was it Real Basic?) I bought Tufte to see what it might have to tell me the graphic of data and computed results -- and decided it had nothing really useful to say, was as over-hyped as it was empty of meaningful content, and discarded it. Maybe I should look again . . .