[OS X TeX] Macintouch report on TeX versus Word

David B. Thompson, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, CFM drdbthompson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 11:42:17 EST 2009

On Jan 20, 2009, at 21:02 , Jean-Christophe Helary wrote:

> Although it looks a little bit weird to people who have never done  
> any markup by hand, any one who has typed a few HTML tags (and that  
> is potentially a huge lot if you consider that all the bloggers  
> around have access to the HTML representation of their articles) can  
> comfortably use LateX for trivial to moderately complex jobs.

Using LaTeX made learning HTML+CSS almost trivial. I understood the  
structural concepts from my experience with LaTeX; learning the syntax  
and the result was what was required. I can imagine that going the  
other direction would be nearly as straightforward.

Good point...


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