[TUHS] [groff] Brian Kernighan on the evoution of eqn, pic, grap into troff

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Wed May 9 00:54:58 AEST 2018

On 8 May 2018 at 00:11, Bakul Shah <bakul at bitblocks.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 07 May 2018 17:39:58 -0700 Jon Steinhart <jon at fourwinds.com> wrote:
>> IMHO, the tex language is too ugly.  I much prefer troff.
> Though I vastly prefer TeX/LaTeX/XeLaTeX over troff (unlike
> most folks on this list)

Oh, this has the makings of another Mygol vs Yourtran flame war.

As an inflamatory datum point, I was a grad student when TeX was
installed and the secretaries all learnt TeX.  When LaTeX came in, we
all dumped *roff.


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