**From:** Murray Sargent (*murrays@exchange.microsoft.com*)

**Date:** Mon May 16 2005 - 12:24:35 CDT

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Just for your amusement, for the last six years (1986 - 1992) that I was

an active theoretical laser physicist, I did all my calculations on

screen using my PS Technical Word Processor. It was considerably easier

to calculate that way than doing the calculations on paper. And the

formulas could be very complicated, sometimes running into many lines. I

used an extended mathematical character set, but nowhere near as far

ranging as the current Unicode set for mathematics.

The Unicode linear format for mathematics that I'm working with now is

an outgrowth of the format I used back then to do calculations. It's

almost magical...

Murray

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