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    • CommentRowNumber1.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeApr 2nd 2018

    For the discussion at Higgs field I created a category:people entry for Philip Gibbs, who was about the first to discuss the Higgs detection at LHC.

    diff, v1, current

    • CommentRowNumber2.
    • CommentAuthorMike Shulman
    • CommentTimeApr 2nd 2018

    Hmm, looks like the edit announcer had some difficulty with this one.

  1. Indeed! Please leave it as it is Urs, if that’s OK, as I should find some time to debug and fix later.

    • CommentRowNumber4.
    • CommentAuthorRichard Williamson
    • CommentTimeApr 2nd 2018
    • (edited Apr 2nd 2018)

    In the case of page creation (as opposed to editing of a page), there was a bug in the code which creates the links back to the created page. Should now be fixed. I also fixed #1 itself.

    This was the first time the announcer has been used for a page creation, except for test purposes.

    • CommentRowNumber5.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeApr 2nd 2018
    • (edited Apr 2nd 2018)

    Thanks, Richard!

    BTW, somebody might want to add to the entry that Philip Gibbs is the creator of

    • CommentRowNumber6.
    • CommentAuthorDavid_Corfield
    • CommentTimeApr 3rd 2018

    Are there any examples of papers being submitted to vixra after being rejected from arxiv and then later found to be valuable?

    • CommentRowNumber7.
    • CommentAuthorUrs
    • CommentTimeApr 3rd 2018
    • (edited Apr 3rd 2018)

    I never looked into this issue, but Google tells me that this question has occurred to others before, say at Quora where it has a thread: Are there any serious papers on viXra?. The reply by Philip Gibbs might be expected to be biased, but seems to me a very informative, balanced and thoughtful read.

    [edit: now that I am at it, I could just as well add that link to the entry on Philip Gibbs. done now]

    • CommentRowNumber8.
    • CommentAuthorDavid_Corfield
    • CommentTimeApr 3rd 2018

    Yes, a good read. Thanks.

    Disciplinary boundary maintenance is a problematic business. The story of how scientists looked to belittle Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation is a great case for those supporting outsiders.

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