[tex-live] A Question

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Thu Feb 9 03:46:15 CET 2006

    specification for LaTeX, similar to those offered for HTML and Java.  I  

I'm afraid there is no specification for LaTeX (or TeX) in the same
sense.  I wish there were.  Not a formal standard, that would be crazy,
but a reference manual extending Sheldon Green's old document,
http://www.giss.nasa.gov/latex/, which only covers a small fraction of
core LaTeX. 

There is a framework for such a project at www.miwie.org/tex-refs, but
progress seems to be slow to nonexistent of late.

Glad the install finally worked.  It seems a mystery why it took so long.


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