[OS X TeX] Recommendations for downloading LaTEX

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Jan 27 12:57:20 EST 2005

Le 27 janv. 05, à 17:22, Maarten Sneep a écrit :

> On 27 jan 2005, at 16:55, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> i-Installer's TeX, by being based on teTeX, the standard installation 
>> of TeX under Linux and also the basis of MikTeX, a common TeX under 
>> Windows, is as close to cross-platform as can get.
> (I think this formulation is confusing: MikTeX is a Windows TeX 
> installation, but it isn't based on teTeX, afaik. They have made their 
> own choices, although their choices happen to be largely the same. One 
> difference is that MikTeX offers three levels of installation, 
> minimal, standard, and complete). Both are completely compatible (I'm 
> talking about MikTeX standard and teTeX here). So yes, i-Installer 
> TeX, MikTeX standard and teTeX provide a cross platform compatible TeX 
> environment.

It's actually my understanding of MikTeX which was confused: I thought 
MikTeX was based on teTeX. Thanks for the clarification.

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