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    • CommentRowNumber1.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeMay 1st 2014

    created The Rising Sea to record a reference (once I had found it)

    • CommentRowNumber2.
    • CommentAuthorTodd_Trimble
    • CommentTimeMay 1st 2014

    The same reference also appears in nPOV.

    I added some redirects, and also mentioned Daniel Murfet’s website.

    • CommentRowNumber3.
    • CommentAuthoradeelkh
    • CommentTimeMay 1st 2014
    • (edited May 1st 2014)

    Is Daniel Murfet’s website really worth mentioning on this page? It doesn’t have anything directly to do with Grothendieck’s analogy as far as I know.

    • CommentRowNumber4.
    • CommentAuthorTodd_Trimble
    • CommentTimeMay 1st 2014

    Well, anyone who feels strongly that it should be removed should remove it. However, I’m not really sure I understand why it is objectionable: someone who didn’t know about the website might be glad they learned of it here.

    Otherwise it seems the only purpose of the page is just to record a reference (hence, a somewhat limited purpose). But as I say, remove it if it bothers you.

    • CommentRowNumber5.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeMar 8th 2019
    • (edited Mar 8th 2019)

    I have expanded the Idea-section, to say what Grothendieck’s metaphor actually sys before turning to listing websites named after it.

    Please help:

    I feel Grothendieck’s metaphor (maybe as expanded elsewhere) involved the imagery of a nut cracked not by force but, slowly but gently, by immersing it into water.

    However, the quote currently in our entry does not reflect that. If there is a Grothendieck quote involving that nut, we should add it, otherwise, if I am hallucinating here, what I just wrote in the Idea-section may need modifying.

    diff, v8, current

    • CommentRowNumber6.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeMar 8th 2019

    Oh, sorry, Grothendieck mentioned the nut right before the quote we have. I have added it now.

    • CommentRowNumber7.
    • CommentAuthorDavidRoberts
    • CommentTimeMar 9th 2019
    • (edited Mar 9th 2019)

    Yes, they are two different metaphors for the same thing.

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