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Subject: Re: [boost] Book
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-06-18 12:14:49

Whoops I made a huge blunder !!!!

In no way did I mean to send this to the list !!!

I use thunderbird mail program for both my email and monitoring the list
and I accidently sent to that list rather than a particular person who
agreed to help me with this.

So please feel free to ignore this post - Sorry to the list.

Robert Ramey

PS - I suppose it could have only been worse had it been meant for some
internet girlfriend or something.

On 6/17/16 4:57 PM, Robert Ramey wrote:
> I've attached an epub version of my "book".
> You should be able to just click on it and have the apple book reader
> popup and then be able to read it.
> The apple book reader has some interesting features.
> a) the book looks pretty good considering I didn't have to put to much
> effort into the formatting etc.
> b) For our purposes the best part is that you can easily annotate the
> book! There are three icons in the upper left corner. One to display
> the table of contents and other one for "notes" You can highlight text
> and add a note to it then save the book !. This is perfect as far as
> I'm concerned.
> Please don't spend time "copy editing" it. The whole thing needs to be
> gone over with a fine tooth comb with the idea of making the text more
> readable and clear, that the examples are in sync with the text,
> probably more narrative etc. etc. I'm really mostly concerned that the
> concepts are readable and explained to the target reader.
> Since I discovered the notion of semiring I understand the my C++ type
> algebra fulfills all the requirements of a semiring. And there is a
> large list of theorms which apply to semirings. I don't intend to add
> too much to the section, at least for now. It is very interesting but
> but right not it doesn't yet have a practical application. I'm hoping
> that will change but for now I it's as far as I want to go with this.
> This section will also need some work as far at the math is concerned.
> There are some issues with the notion of an inverse of a type etc which
> are still not really finished. But for now I think I've got the
> concepts outlined.
> It generates a book 60 pages long.
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