FOM: Friedman's independence results, an epochal f.o.m. advance
Stephen G Simpson
simpson at math.psu.edu
Sat Mar 14 23:33:04 EST 1998
Torkel Franzen writes:
> my little piece may perhaps serve as a reminder that the best way
> to make people aware that an epochal advance has been made is not
> to underline that it is an epochal advance, but to patiently
> present and explain the work in such a way as to allow those
> qualified to judge (although not necessarily experts in the field)
> to arrive at this conclusion for themselves.
Thank you very much for that advice. I'm so glad that you are finding
something of value on the FOM list. I apologize for my carelessness
in not explaining everything to you immediately, and for using a
technical term that you were not able to find on the World Wide Web.
In the future I'll strive harder to meet your high standards.
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