[OS X TeX] book vs KOMA-Script VS memoir classes

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 14:56:26 EDT 2007

On Sep 24, 2007, at 2:04 PM, William Adams wrote:

> On Sep 22, 2007, at 8:48 AM, David Oliver wrote:
>> Can those with experience with these classes comment on and  
>> critique the relative merits of book, KOMA-Script, and memoir  
>> classes for book production in LaTeX.
> They're both fine and a nice improvement over the default LaTeX  
> book class.
> As Simon and Themis hinted, the main difference is one of regional  
> localization and the native language of the developers --- if you  
> need to conform to European standards, Koma will serve you well,  
> while if you need to meet American standards, or your mother tongue  
> is English you'll be well served by Memoir.

This, as well as earlier comments, almost convince me to change from  
"book" to "memoir". But how easy is the change in the case of a work  
in progress?

Hopeful regards

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