[texhax] TeX use in different departments
Uwe Lück
uwe.lueck at web.de
Thu Sep 8 12:45:26 CEST 2005
At 20:45 07.09.05, Peter Flom wrote:
>Does anyone know of any estimates or guesses as to the extent of use of
>TeX and its progeny in different academic departments?
Different to which department? At which universities?
Should the estimator be consistent or maximum-likelihood
or what :-)? -- Uwe
p.s.: TeX is used whenever many formulas are used,
so in all sciences (plus or including mathematics and
mathematical logics) and in engineering, even in analytical
philosophy, many or most journals and publishers prefer or
require providing TeX source files of submittings in these
areas; moreover TeX is widely used in philology and critical
editions (see John Burt's article in TUGboat 22) where
(well-known) commercial applications just don't provide
required (traditional) symbols or formatting facilities -- cf.
the "topical" version of the CTAN Catalogue.
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