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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.


Jul
25
comment Was “Golden Pheasant” used pejoratively in Nazi Germany?
@EugeneSeidel: Please edit the answer. :-)
Jul
22
comment Was “Golden Pheasant” used pejoratively in Nazi Germany?
@FelixGoldberg: Done with the help of Google translate.
Jul
22
revised Was “Golden Pheasant” used pejoratively in Nazi Germany?
add a translation
Jul
21
reviewed Excellent What was it like to have type 1 diabetes in the early 20th century?
Jul
21
reviewed Excellent Time it takes to build siege engines
Jul
21
reviewed Excellent Where was the furthest extent of Arabian trade explorations?
Jul
21
reviewed Satisfactory In U.S. military forces, did black soldiers suffer a heavy racial segregation during World War II?
Jul
21
reviewed Excellent U.S. Marine Corps and Why does the Navy’s army need its own air force?
Jul
21
reviewed Excellent What is the mark next to the hallmark on this silver object?
Jul
21
reviewed Excellent What were the crime rates In the American Old West?
Jul
21
reviewed Satisfactory Did the US government officially apologize for Indian Removal Act and Native American Indian genocide?
Jul
21
reviewed Satisfactory Why didn't America finish Saddam Hussein after the first Gulf War?
Jul
21
reviewed Excellent How widespread was the practice of chaining slave rowers to the ships?
Jul
20
awarded  Teacher
Jul
20
answered Was “Golden Pheasant” used pejoratively in Nazi Germany?
Jul
6
revised Why was the 1944 surrender of 20,000 Germans on the Western Front remarkable?
clarify, add link
Jul
6
comment Why was the 1944 surrender of 20,000 Germans on the Western Front remarkable?
Btw: He surrendered to the 83rd division, not the 99th.
Jul
6
suggested suggested edit on Why was the 1944 surrender of 20,000 Germans on the Western Front remarkable?
May
27
comment Are submarine launched ballistic missiles still inaccurate?
GPS was developed to increase the position correctness of SLBM platforms.
Apr
17
comment What scholarly positions exist evaluating Thatcher's competence and the desirability of her government's policies?
@SamuelRussell: Both give a lot of sources.