[OS X TeX] TeX and the wild wild world out there

Alain Schremmer Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 14:26:26 EST 2006

Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 29 nov. 06 à 11:56, Anthony Morton a écrit :
>> All that's happened is that Word has evolved to where it can  produce 
>> acceptable math typesetting.  It's still ugly as hell but  at least 
>> it's legible.
> I know Victor won't agree, but personally I find <http:// 
> www.unicode.org/notes/tn28/UTN28-PlainTextMath.pdf>  encouraging --  
> both regarding content, and as an indication of what Word 2007 can  
> produce. (It was mentioned earlier here starting from <http://tug.org/ 
> pipermail/macostex-archives/2006-September/024217.html>.)

Just looked at it. My eyes didn't revolt.

> Please don't misinterpret me: I'm no MS lobbyist, I continue to use  
> TeX and when I use WYSIWYG software I favour Pages and Keynote over  
> Word and PowerPoint. But I think it's important to keep an eye of  
> what's happening outside, and try to avoid prejudgements.

Interesting that even you should feel the need to profess your 
disapproval of Word. Seems to me that this is the result of some form of 


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