Finding the Wiki (was: Re: [OS X TeX] Tex to rtf converter)

cfrees at cfrees at
Fri Aug 6 18:17:06 EDT 2010

On Fri 6th Aug, 2010 at 22:56, Peter Dyballa seems to have written:

> Am 06.08.2010 um 22:11 schrieb <cfrees at> <cfrees at>:
>> Sorry. You've lost me.
> No, no, I still am able to find you on this list.
Iawn. Wel, dw i'n colli.

>> As for it being "only vaguely British", I'm not clear what your point is 
>> or, indeed, why TeX would be considered (even) "vaguely British".
> It, actually *La*TeX, uses variable names like \itemindent or \labelwidth, 
> function names like \addtolength or \newcommand, has the concept of 
> \begin{something} and \end{something}. The LaTeX code speaks to its reader, 
> is more self-explicable than movies or politics.

I'm obviously being dense. That has what to do with being British?
The spelling of the commands is all wrong, of course...

>> TeX needs different indentation from what?
> Different from what Schremmer used. This destroyed all structure. It's like 
> writing a word on a short rubber band and then tearing at it until it's 1 m 
> long. Probably the word won't be recognised.

I rather assumed that was a function of email rather than anything else.

- cfr

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