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Does anyone remember seeing this answer/comment? (A famous result known earlier than believed)

You are thinking of the question Two-colouring the two-sphere, where a certain problem seemingly in discrete geometry was explained to be related to quantum mechanics.
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Kitty can’t fix it — Old questions inaccessible for logged-in users, giving “unexpected error”

Thank you all for reporting and excellent documentation of this issue! We have applied a fix and all the affected pages should now load as expected for logged in users as well as anonymous users. As ...
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Drive-By Deletion of Answer to Own Question by Moderator

My apologies for the mistaken deletion of your answer. — What led to this mistake was a combination of several circumstances: it was a self-answer of an anonymous user which got flagged as "not ...
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Repeated re-open/close votes (Tate conjecture)

As of this writing, the question concludes with the following paragraph: I'd like to conclude by respectfully reiterating that, on one hand, the author seems to be reliable, and on the other, even in ...
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Suggestions for the design of a font for math articles/books

Here's an alternative way of gathering feedback. Host your project on a standard project repository (like GitHub or something similar). Gather feedback as feature requests on your project. Spread ...
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How can I improve my posts to attract responses?

Instead of assuming complete ignorance on the part of your readers (which is good policy many other places), chances here are anybody who really understands what you're talking about has spent ...
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Suggestions for the design of a font for math articles/books

Here's a draft for the question on the main site, following Willie's idea. Introduction. I'm currently working on a font family built for use in body type, named "Darwin" (after one of my ...
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Does anyone remember seeing this answer/comment? (A famous result known earlier than believed)

I posted a comment or an answer somewhere not long ago, saying that a result published by Tom Apostol in 2000, which some have called "Apostol's method" or the like, is one that I presented ...
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