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Re: The Attila Challenge: Word Processors

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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!

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