History of calculus
I removed this text from calculus:
Leibniz and Newton both were working diligently on the founding principles of calculus. Newton had skipped the first step of Calculus that required the theory of limits to further progress his own work. Incidentally, Gottfried Leibniz was presenting the theory of limits at a convention Newton was attending. Leibniz had advanced Gauss’s mathematical theories to where Newton was stumped, but no further. Isaac Newton then took the breakthroughs by Leibniz and incorporated it with his own work. Thus the basis of calculus was founded. History credits Isaac Newton with the discovery of calculus since he published his finds first. Calculus was thus discovered "independently" with some "borrowing" of ideas.
This is wrong. No such convention took place, Gauss lived after Leibniz and Newton, Newton did not publish first, and history does not credit only Newton. Please stop adding nonsense to Wikipedia. -- Jitse Niesen (talk) 01:53, 16 November 2006 (UTC)
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