[techtalk] Re: TeX Resources?
Eric R. Turner
turnere at cc.wwu.edu
Sat Feb 17 16:27:46 EST 2001
On Sun, 18 Feb 2001, Bek Oberin wrote:
> Rick Scott wrote:
> > Hoping to be able to complete reports and the like using vi instead
> > of some $DIETY-forsaken word processing software, I've just taken the
> > dive into learning TeX. (Debugging your philosophy paper is a novel
> > experience...!)
> Any particular reason yyou chose TeX instead of LaTeX? I
> recommend the latter ... there is a book I have but it's in the
> other room. Damm not having bookshelves in the puter room! It's
> THE book, the only one everybody alwaays talks about for LaTeX
> and it's pretty cool.
I use Leslie Lampourt's book, "LaTeX: A Document Preparation System". He
wrote LaTeX, so I assume the book is good (sort of like having the Camel
book as a Perl reference). I have never used any other LaTeX books though,
so I have no basis for comparison.
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