# [texhax] thank you, logicians!

Tom Schneider toms at ncifcrf.gov
Sat May 3 08:08:50 CEST 2008

Alexandre:

> Thank you everybody for all the replies!%%
> \usepackage{amssymb}
> \therefore
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> $$Tom Schneider (toms at ncifcrf.gov) said$$
> The article on Knuth was quite worthwhile reading, partially because of
> the interesting links. One of them was:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Displaying_a_formula
> which gives
> \therefore
> and a lot of other nice symbols all on one page!

> %%Dr. Thomas Schneider, I visited the page, and I can say that it is
> %%the best page I saw untill now about latex. Thank you!%%

You're very welcome.  Anytime someone points out a resource on this
news group that's interesting I put it on the page.  So a lot of
people have done the heavy lifting for me!  It's getting a little top
heavy and probably should be rearranged (or at least reviewed) for
easier use.  But I have to get back to publishing my molecular
information papers ... the next ones are the ones to watch for!!

Note that  the answer that others gave, to look in:

> http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/symbols/comprehensive/

is, as far as I know, the \emph{definitive} complete answer.
Unfortunately it's a really big document and viewing it is slow and
awkward compared to the web.  That's not so good for a quick look up.
I don't know if the wikipedia page covers everything.  But the big
quickly on it.  So maybe someone could go through the comprehensive
list and see if it is expressed completely on the wiki page.  If not
they could add the missing symbols and then put a statement that it
contains the definitive list (as of whatever version).  That would be
a great service because html pages are so fast for looking up things.
At minimum, a link to the definitive list on the wiki page would be
useful.

\therefore there is more to do!!  :-)

Tom

Dr. Thomas D. Schneider
National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program
Molecular Information Theory Group
Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
toms at ncifcrf.gov
permanent email: toms at alum.mit.edu
http://www.ccrnp.ncifcrf.gov/~toms/