[TUHS] Bugs in V6 'dcheck'

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Sun Jun 1 02:03:02 AEST 2014

Norman Wilson scripsit:

> (To me, anyway.  Back in the 1980s, when I was at Bell Labs,
> SP&E published a paper by Don Knuth discussing all the many
> bugs found in TeX, including some statistical analysis.  I
> thought it fascinating and revealing and think reading it
> made me a better programmer.  Rob Pike thought it was terribly
> boring and shouldn't have been published.  Decidedly different
> viewpoints.)

I agree that "The Errors of TeX" was an excellent article.  Mr. Pike is
well-known to be, mmmm, easily bored.  On the other hand, his sense of
humor isn't to everyone's taste, either.

John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
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        --Kehlog Albran, The Profit

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