[texhax] Is LaTeX really still being developed?

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Oct 18 17:33:06 CEST 2011

On Oct 18, 2011, at 11:11 AM, Steve Murgaski wrote:

> Is this development really still taking place, or should LaTeX users just resign themselves to using more and more patches as years go by?

Yes, it's still being developed (though LaTeX2e is in more-or-less maintenance mode) and there has been some recently published work on LaTeX3:


One alternative to loading lots of packages may be to use the memoir documentclass:


which incorporates many packages which the original author (Peter Wilson) wrote over the years and has had more added to it.


William Adams
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Fry Communications
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