[OS X TeX] Why does this hang so = [OT] electronic books

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Wed Oct 28 20:14:42 CET 2009

The arXiv is certainly a good, if not the best, place to post any  
monograph or reasonably advanced text book in mathematics or physics  
in pdf format, guaranteeing availability for years to come.

Some books are already offered this way - some in addition to regular  
hard covers or out of print editions.


On Oct 28, 2009, at 19:33, Victor Ivrii wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 1:11 PM, Robert Bruner <rrb at math.wayne.edu>  
> wrote:
>> Victor said:
> As Gary asked let stop it as textbook discussion can continue
> infinitely long and now any connection to TeX and especially MacOS TeX
> is lost. However it was not my original intention but rather to learn
> if there are digital publishers of math-heavy books (research
> monographs for me and textbooks as Alain was concerned): those who
> require usage of hyperref and other packages which are beneficial only
> to digital publications. As I mentioned simply placing pdf on
> webserver has its shortcoming even if the author is not interested in
> the royalty.
> Definitely such discussion should not be in frames of Mac-only mail
> list - but can anyone suggest where to take it?
> Thank you for suggestions
> Victor
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