[texhax] which TeX?
daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Sep 21 13:54:51 CEST 2011
Michael Barr wrote, On 2011-09-21 13:43:
> This is probably not the right forum to ask this question in, but maybe
> someone can point me to a better place.
> I just got the TeX Live 2011 DVD in the mail. For at least a decade now
> I have used one form or another of MikTeX for Windows. But I noticed
> something called ProTeXt (based on MikTeX) and various other things
> (ConTeXt) on the cover of the disk. I have no idea what all the
> variations are and which one is best for me. Where can I find these
> things out?
ProTeXt is just miktex plus tools in a simpler (for some) wrapping
ConTeXt is not relevant in this discussion, it can be seen as a sort of
format on top of (pdf)(lua)TeX, in the same manner as the LaTeX format
ontop of pdfTeX.
For windows there are only two LaTeX distributions: TeX Live or miktex
(in its various wrappings)
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