[seqfan] Re: something went wrong with new oeis this afternoon
mrob27 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 14 08:09:35 CET 2010
Having a local copy of my work is "more" not "less". It's really useless to
not have my own copy of my work. If it's worth putting on a web site then
it's even more worth having my own copy.
Being able to work on a draft and fix my mistakes before submitting is
"more", not "less". Posting mistakes leads to embarrassment and is
inconsiderate to others.
Using a local text editor is "more", not "less". I can make the window much
bigger than the little rectangle on the web form, and it functions even when
I am not on a network.
So I don't settle for "less" on any of these things.
On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 22:53, Alexander P-sky <apovolot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Robert - yes, people could do that if they like it, but why settle for
> less and compensate program functional deficiencies locally via
> "fix-it-yourself" approach ?
> On 11/13/10, Robert Munafo <mrob27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I create my submissions and edits in a file, before putting them into the
> > web form. Therefore I automatically have a record of everything I submit.
> > My local editor is much faster, doesn't need to be on-line to function,
> > isn't limited to a little rectangle. I never thought of doing it any
> > differently.
> > As for confirmation, I have to check the website later anyway, to see if
> > submission was processed. That has always been true, because there was no
> > email to tell me it was processed.
> > So why can't people do that? -- Alexander?
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