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____/ LEE Sau Dan on Saturday 05 Sep 2009 03:02 : \____
>>>>>> "Roy" == Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >> There is also TeXmacs!
> Roy> I've never used it. How does Knuth write his docs, I
> Roy> wonder... he uses Ubuntu with blackbox or something, but what
> Roy> editor?
> Ubuntu is a pretty recent Linux distro. It didn't even exist during the
> time Knuth wrote the TeXbook, the METAFONT book, the Art of Computer
> Programming, etc.
Well, I meant at present of course.
> For sure, he wrote the TeXbook and the METAFONT book in TeX. He used to
> place those .tex files online for people to download and see how he did
> whatever appeared in those books. Which editor? Why should I care?
> What's important is the result, not the process. Do you know how they
> make pencils in the factories?
Let's google it and find out!
~~ Best of wishes
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