[texhax] Doubts regarding the TeX & Latex
wadams at atlis.com
Fri Jul 25 16:23:46 CEST 2003
> If so, I must protest. Microsoft is the best thing that ever happened
> to computer users, ever.
I'll have to remember that the next time a Word document gets
repaginated merely 'cause I tried to update the index.
> As for money, Bill Gates is the greatest humanitarian
> charitable giver in the history of the human race, and the profits
> Microsoft makes are minuscule in comparison to the power he has given
> people to control information without being beholden to the
> technocratic gurus of this world.
Right, one is instead beholden to the technocrats at Microsoft and at
their mercy re: whether or no bugs get fixed.
Moreover, he achieved his fortune by steamrolling over other companies
which often had much better technologies or architectures---take a look
at Jerry Kaplan's book _StartUp_ for one example of this.
As regards doubts on TeX & Latex, well, ``The TeX Showcase'' should
dispel any such:
William Adams, publishing specialist
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