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On what project is MIF working right now?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Probably working and also doing Mathopolis and perhaps more.

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Probably working

On what?

I do not know if that is possible. I have never worked on a forum before.

I can help you go through it. Or better yet, Stefy can.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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His job, likely.

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Is he employed as a mathematician? Wow!

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I don't know, but I would guess he works as a programmer?

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Perhaps.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Agnishom wrote:

Probably working

On what?

I do not know if that is possible. I have never worked on a forum before.

I can help you go through it. Or better yet, Stefy can.

Hah! That's quite an amusing thought!

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You've created a forum before.

I was saying that if MIF is busy with dark secrets of the universe, you can help him installing the new software.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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"Making" that forum required me to sign up and press a few regular and radio buttons.

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I've created a forum by uploading code and extracting plugins. The experience is slightly better.

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'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Therefore you should be the one to help MIF.

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Nope. I will help bobbym. He will help MIF.

Then there is Shivam, who is a great Coder and a 3013

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Isn't he a biologist?

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He is a biologist, a programmer, and a mathematician. You do not know that?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I do. I was just joking.

He might be able to help. We should ask bobbym to ask MIF to ask Shivam if he can help.

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That is a long chain of asking.

I can't wait to see MIF come here.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am willing to bet he will see it.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Agnishom wrote:

Nope. I will help bobbym. He will help MIF.

Then there is Shivam, who is a great Coder and a 3013

I wouldn't use the word great, but I can program. What is a 3013?

Well, by background I am an electrical engineer, technically speaking, and am pursuing a biology BsC now.

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Don't think migrating a forum that big is easy at all. It might take months of planning, why not give the theme a upgrade? And add mathjax in?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

The forum already has its own latex plugin. True, mathjax is the standard but I think it is a little funky for FF users.

I agree about upgrades to the forum.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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But then we can use MathML.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Getting the fonts to render correctly in FF has been a problem.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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bobbym wrote:

I agree about upgrades to the forum.

Wow! The big shot agrees.

True, mathjax is the standard but I think it is a little funky for FF users.

Please give me a mathjax page so that I can justify what you are saying

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I meant that upgrades are not as easy as everyone thinks.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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