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Re: The Attila Challenge: Word Processors

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____/ Homer on Friday 04 September 2009 20:42 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> How does Knuth write his docs, I wonder... he uses Ubuntu with
>> blackbox or something, but what editor?
> [quote]
> Donald: My general working style is to write everything first with
> pencil and paper, sitting beside a big wastebasket. Then I use Emacs to
> enter the text into my machine, using the conventions of TeX. I use tex,
> dvips, and gv to see the results, which appear on my screen almost
> instantaneously these days.
> ...
> I currently use Ubuntu Linux, on a standalone laptopâit has no Internet
> connection. I occasionally carry flash memory drives between this
> machine and the Macs that I use for network surfing and graphics; but I
> trust my family jewels only to Linux. Incidentally, with Linux I much
> prefer the keyboard focus that I can get with classic FVWM to the GNOME
> and KDE environments that other people seem to like better.
> [/quote]
> http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1193856

Oh. So he uses emacs as his O/S.

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