[OS X TeX] Re: TeX-Live (Mac version) question

Charilaos Skiadas cskiadas at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 15:30:22 EDT 2007

On Oct 5, 2007, at 3:15 PM, Lantz Susan wrote:

> My thanks to Mr. Schulz and Dr. Koch for explaining exactly what I  
> need
> to do to create an AMS-TeX format.
> Dr. Gratzer asked:
> << But may I respectfully ask, why use a tool that was declared  
> obsolete
> by its author 17 years ago, when such an excellent successor is
> available? >>
> A question that has no doubt been in a few people's heads after  
> reading
> my request.
> The answer is: I want to use AMS-TeX to compile a set of old (c. 1990)
> course notes and handouts for a course I'm currently---and
> unexpectedly---teaching.

I don't know much about AMS-TeX, but I am just wondering: How hard  
would it be to update the notes/handouts to LaTeX? Is it more than  
just a couple of "search and replace"?

> Susan ``Why retype if you can avoid it?'' Lantz
> lantzs at tristate.edu

Haris Skiadas
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Hanover College

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