[OS X TeX] Textures Announcement

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Mar 10 09:06:33 EST 2006

On Mar 10, 2006, at 2:53 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> But if you mean what I did to get texbook.tex to compile, then yes,  
> I had to modify it very slightly. I'd prefer not to enter into the  
> details here, as the file starts with a notice telling it shouldn't  
> be TeXed unless explicitly allowed in writing by the copyright  
> holder or publisher. Obviously this is for preventing people to  
> compile the file rather than purchasing the TeXbook. I just hope  
> that for the purpose of benchmarking as I did this once it's OK  
> (and I did purchase three copies of the TeXbook over the years!).

TeX'ing the TeXbook is explicitly allowed for benchmarking purposes  
--- just don't load the .dvi into a viewer or make a .pdf or .ps or  
othe viewable file and delete the generated files when you're done.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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