[texhax] [TeXhax] Latex: dumbing down ?
pierre.mackay at comcast.net
Tue Aug 29 21:11:52 CEST 2006
David C. Walden wrote:
>>>And do you really think that there is really good literature about
>>Yes : Victor Eijkhout's "TeX by Topic", and Stephan von Bechtolsheim's
>>"TeX in Practice".
>Personally, I think the Abrahams/Berry/Harfreaves book _TeX for
>the Impatient_ is also useful, especially since it gives lots of
>examples of how to do various things. Also, like Eijkhout's book,
>Abrahams' book is available on the Internet (in this case on the TUG
Eijkhout is indeed a treasure, but I would not say the same for
Bechtolsheim. For the really adventurous, David Salomon's The Advanced
TeXbook is good addition to Eijkhout. But Eijkhout is essential.
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