# [texhax] learning tex vs latex

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Fri Oct 30 16:09:24 CET 2009

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bill lam wrote:

> As I understand, typography is craftsmanship to be acquired by years'
> apprenticeship.  Are various typesetting rules for typography already
> meant to be in-built inside Tex (binary) or Plain Tex format?  Or it
> is only the Latex format provides such help.

Nothing at all in the TeX binary that I can think of, Bill
(perhaps someone will correct me), and the Plain format
really addresses only the most basic aspects, such