Letter of resignation from Editorial Board of Topology to Robert Ross, Elsevier Science | 10 August 2006
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Mathematical Institute, Oxford
"...Dear Mr Ross,
We regret to have to tell you that we, the Editorial Board of Topology, are resigning with effect from 31 December 2006.
As you are well aware, the Editors have been concerned about the price of Topology since Elsevier gained control of the journal in 1994. We believe that the price, in combination with Elsevier's policies for pricing mathematical journals more generally, has had a significant and damaging effect on Topology's reputation in the mathematical research community, and that this is likely to become increasingly serious and difficult, indeed impossible, to reverse in the future...."