"but was forced to use a pen name by his employer who regarded the fact that they were using statistics as a trade secret. In fact, Gosset's identity was unknown not only to fellow statisticians but to his employer - the company insisted on the pseudonym so that it could turn a blind eye to the breach of its rules." What breach? Why didn't the company know? If it didn't know, how is it insisting on a pseudonym?
Is the tone and level of this article appropriate for a general encyclopedia? The information is very good, but it becomes pretty deep pretty quickly. (Speaking as a non-statistician.) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Emergentchaos (talk • contribs) 14:40, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
People who understand these things tend not to be very good at explaining them in human terms! (Or more cynically prefer to show off how clever they are.) For instance the basic assumption of the t-test is that "each of the two populations being compared should follow a normal distribution", yet this appears as more of a foot-note to a long-winded mathematical analysis of edge-case variations to the test. Cypherzero0 (talk) 18:06, 12 December 2013 (UTC)