LyX (was Re: [OS X TeX] Scientific Word / Scientific Assistant ?)

William F. Adams wadams at
Wed Apr 27 09:01:09 EDT 2005

On Apr 27, 2005, at 8:55 AM, Joseph C. Slater wrote:

> Based on tis comment I've changed the description for LyX. It was 
> poorly worded as "GUI editor based on LaTeX. Requires LaTeX engine." 
> where is should have been "WYSIWYG editor based on LaTeX. Requires 
> LaTeX engine."

That should be ``WYSIWYM'' (What You See Is What You Mean).

LyX is one of the most innovative and interesting open source (or 
commercial) applications I'm aware of --- that does make it hard to 
describe though --- it's an attempt to address the limitations of the 
WYSIWYG concept.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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