> < ^ Date: Fri, 20 Mar 1998 12:01:08 +0100 (CET)
> < ^ From: Joachim Neubueser <joachim.neubueser@math.rwth-aachen.de >
> < ^ Subject: Re: German documentation?

Dear Forum members,

In immediate reply to the message of Richard Rossmanith:

I received the following request from Alexander Konovalov in
Zaporozhye, Ukraine:

>Dear Dr. Richard Rossmanith,
> Last week I have at last obtained GAP via ftp:// from Aachen
>as well as the LAG package from your site.
>P.S. Would you tell me is there available via Internet documentation or
>manual for GAP on German language since some of my students know German
>and do not know English ?

Since I have no answer to this question, I would like to pass it on
to the GAP forum. Maybe there are some (old) German files somewhat
close to a manual, or some descriptions, (internally) available in

The answer is most definitely 'no'. From the beginning GAP was
conceived for international use and hence all documentation written in
English. It would have been hopeless to keep two manuals written in
different languages consistent with changes etc.. Much as I appreciate
and am touched that students in the Ukraine have learned German rather
than English, they simply will have to learn English if they want to
participate in present day's mathematical community.

Sorry! Joachim Neubueser

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