Exceedingly OT - Re: [OS X TeX] tex, pdf, and doc

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 19:40:24 EDT 2006

On 9/4/06, Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at mac.com> wrote:

> I have had experience with conference proceedings editors who, being
> under-staffed as conference proceedings editors generally are, had
> produced Word templates for the abstracts and communications but were
> reluctant or unable to find the resources for producing TeX versions
> of these templates. Of course, there is always the occasional lucky
> conference proceedings editor who manages to recruit a slave (read
> Master or Doctorate student) to perform the conversion ;-)

Assume that the Chief Organizer who did absolutely nothing during the
whole conference, at the very last moment when all the submissions are
typed according to templates, decided to make his contribution own
contribution and REQUESTED (remember, he is the Boss) to move all
equation numbers on the opposite side, change sizes of of all headings
and so on... With LaTeX it would be relatively easy... not sure about
Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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