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TeX user since 1989, mostly LaTeX. For some time maintainer of pdfTeX, since then a close friend of the LuaTeX team.


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comment What was the typical range of travel of a Pennsylvanian resident for everyday life in the late 18th early 19th Century Pennsylvania?
You're asking about white males or residents of all colours and genders?
Nov
25
revised Did anyone in Spain support the return of Alfonso XIII?
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Nov
25
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Oct
25
comment Communist resistance groups in the Nazi German military
Do you have any sources for your claim in the first para?
Oct
11
revised Did the Nazis have any unique or especially effective economic policies?
it was not an occupation
Oct
11
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Sep
15
comment What do citizens of countries that partition do about new anthems?
For Germany see Wikipedia: West Germany wanted no change.
Sep
1
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Sep
1
revised Which countries protested against the Anschluss?
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Aug
12
comment How did the US/South Vietnam lose the Vietnam war?
@DVK: The Phoenix program killed between 26,000 and 41,000 people. A great way to win the hearts of the people. :-(
Jun
23
answered Why didn't Britain's nuclear weapons deter Argentina from invading the Falklands?
May
26
comment What was the most recent country to be conquered and dissapear
@fdb: The SU did not permit anything in the GDR after 1989-11-09 - they simply let the people decide their own fate and could not have stopped them even if it wanted to.
Mar
25
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Mar
25
reviewed Approve Conscientious objectors in Germany during WWI
Mar
6
comment What currently existing IT companies collaborated with Nazi Germany or Fascist Italy?
The number of "IT companies" existing at 1945-05-08 is rather small, and IBM is probably the only one of them currently existing.
Feb
26
comment What effect did awareness of devastating bombing at home have on the fighting spirit of German troops on the Eastern front?
Required reading: The End: Germany, 1944-45, by Ian Kershaw
Feb
18
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Feb
18
revised What did sectionalism have to do with the American civil war?
add links (wikify)
Feb
18
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