[OS X TeX] Imposing Latex on authors of articles

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at engr.psu.edu
Tue Feb 26 17:00:46 EST 2008

On Feb 26, 2008, at 9:58 AM, ludwik kowalski wrote:

> 1) Typing something without seeing the representation at the same  
> time (as in writing by hand or with a word processor) seems  
> unnatural to me.

Watching TV seems unnatural to me. What I mean is, "natural" is both  
subjective and acquired.

> 2) In my opinion dissertations written with word processors should  
> be accepted by universities. [...] Shifting the burden on authors  
> does not seem reasonable.

As hedonists, Latex users are also masochists.

> 3) Creating Latex input files with formulas is very demanding and  
> error-prone.

Yes, but at the end of the road there is nirvana.

Themis --who has reached nirvana (he thinks)

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