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September 26, 2008

Mathematical Miniatures

Posted by David Corfield

While looking about the web for something on Eckmann-Hilton duality, I stumbled across Beno Eckmann’s Mathematical Miniatures, a collection of 13 short essays I hadn’t noticed before.

Posted at September 26, 2008 9:37 AM UTC

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Re: Mathematical Miniatures

Hi David,

the link to the miniatures doesn’t work.

BTW, there arrived a fascinating looking new Astérisque volume in the library here, containing the first two chapters of this,
making curious about to this application.

Posted by: Thomas Riepe on September 26, 2008 11:20 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Mathematical Miniatures

Thanks, Thomas. I look forward to the day when machines realise that of course you just missed out ‘http://’.

Posted by: David Corfield on September 26, 2008 11:40 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Mathematical Miniatures

Thanks, Thomas. I look forward to the day when machines realise that of course you just missed out ‘http://’.

All modern browsers do. I think the problem here is rather that our blog software tries to be helpful and interprets hyperlinks without the http://-prefix as intended relative to http://golem.ph.utexas.edu/ instead of relative to the root of the web.

Posted by: Urs Schreiber on September 26, 2008 2:20 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

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Urs wrote: All modern browsers do.

I don’t think that’s right! All modern browsers will add the “http://” if you omit it when manually typing a URL into the address field at the top of the browser, but if you omit “http://” from the href parameter of an HTML link, all browsers I know of will interpret whatever the href contains relative to the page containing the link.

Posted by: Greg Egan on September 27, 2008 3:59 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Mathematical Miniatures

Right, thanks.

Posted by: Urs Schreiber on September 27, 2008 1:13 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Mathematical Miniatures

Be not coy! whose these.pdf? which would take many minutes to download

Posted by: jim stasheff on September 27, 2008 1:44 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Mathematical Miniatures

What is your interest in Eckmann-Hilton duality? which JHCW claimed was not a `real’ duality.

Posted by: jim stasheff on September 27, 2008 1:42 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

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