Dear Prof. Nicolas,

I attach as an official submission to Publications mathématiques de l’IHÉS my breakthrough article which defines a generalization of the well known concept of limit from analysis and general topology.

Please inform as the review goes.


Next day (!) the reply (sorry for publishing your personal letter, Dr. Nicolas, but it is very short and contains only official information):

Dear Victor Porton,
thanks for submitting your paper, unfortunately I don’t find the results are interesting enough to justify publication in PMIHES. I have therefore decided to reject your submission. 
Don’t take it too bad, Publications Math. de l’IHES receive a lot of very very strong submissions in every aspect of mathematics and we publish only 700 pages per year. 

Best regards,
Nicolas Bergeron (Editor-in-chief)

In response I wrote back two letters:

The formula $latex \int_a^b f(x)dx – \int_a^b f(x)dx = 0$ being defined and true for EVERY function is not interesting enough?


Dear Gerolamo Cardano,

I don’t find your discovery thatevery real number has a root interesting enough to justify publication. After all, it is just a pair of real numbers. How our prestigious journal could publish a boring article about pairs of real numbers?
Every function has a limit. See the analogy?

Please read my article about generalized limit defined for every function.

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