Leszek Wroński of the Jagiellonian University has kindly sent me a list of typos in IGT2. Quite cheering as these things go, as the needed corrections are tiny, and certainly no readers are going to be led astray by them.
Joseph Jedwab of Kutztown University has even more kindly sent me a second list of typos for the supposedly corrected version of IFL. This isn’t so cheering, as he has noted some silly foul-ups which could confuse students as well as a whole rash of smaller mistakes. The composite list of needed corrections is now quite embarrassingly long. The good news is that CUP will print a corrected version at the next reprinting (maybe later this year).
To make the corrections for IFL, I’ll have to edit the PDF which is a real pain compared with editing the source document, were that possible. But the original was typeset using a proprietary program that no longer runs on macs under OSX, and exporting to another program wouldn’t preserve fine details of layout. Huh. Moral: don’t, really don’t, use proprietary programs (whether document processors, layout programs, bibliography managers, or whatever) for stuff that needs to last: you don’t know what the future will bring. LaTeX and its companions rule, OK?