TeX

David Jensen djensenlin at windstrean.net
Sun Oct 31 09:18:07 PDT 2010


On Sat, 30 Oct 2010 23:10:06 -0500
Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ken Moffat wrote:
> >  I'll be honest - TeX isn't something I use, but several of the
> > packages I'm about to update use it.  
> 
> Ken,
>    I don't have TeX on my system and I haven't used it in several
> years, but I think you don't know what it is.  It is a typesetting
> written by Donald Knuth first released in 1978.  I used to use it
> fairly extensively.  Almost every mathematical formula formatting
> system is based on it.
> 

As I grok Ken's post, he doesn't understand the patches to the old Tex
or the build/install of the new Tex-Live, hence he does not want to be
'on the spot' for the package.  I agree, this needs someone who really
wants to dig into it.

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David Jensen



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