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Re: EOF as datum

From: Marko Rauhamaa
Subject: Re: EOF as datum
Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2016 13:29:02 +0300
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Pierre Lairez <address@hidden>:

> No, forget what I just wrote, this is obvious.

Two mathematicians met in the university cafeteria. They exchanged
hellos and started chatting. It turned out one of them had just prepared
a paper and was about to send it out for peer review. He had a draft
copy with him and the friend asked to take a look.

The friend was nodding to himself as he was reading, but then at one
point, he raised his eyebrows and stopped. He asked, "How do you get
this from that?" The first mathematician replied, "Oh, it follows

The friend looked surprised, took out a small notepad and a pen from his
breast pocket. He scribbled notes and equations for several minutes.
Then, he put the notepad and pen back in his pocket, and said, "Yeah, it
follows trivially."


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