[OS X TeX] Macintouch report on TeX versus Word
will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Jan 20 07:30:01 EST 2009
On Jan 19, 2009, at 6:28 PM, David Derbes wrote:
> I was told by my main liaison at the Lieber publishers that most
> typesetters he was familiar with were "terrified" of LaTeX. I find
> this astounding.
Blame LaTeX consultants who back when they could, would charge $1,000
for 5 minutes of work.
The problem for publishers is that they can put out an ad for people
to do work in Quark or InDesign and get a stack of résumés --- there
are far fewer people w/ (La)TeX skills and most of them have other
interests than toiling away as galley slaves:
senior graphic designer
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