[TUHS] eqn

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Fri Oct 4 14:35:13 AEST 2019

On Thu, 3 Oct 2019, Larry McVoy wrote:

> So my kid is using LaTex and I'd like to show him what troff can do. For 
> the record, back when he was born, 20 years ago, I was program chair for 
> Linux Expo (which sounds like a big deal but all it meant was I had the 
> job of formatting the proceedings).  LaTex was a big deal but I pushed 
> people towards troff and the few people that took the push came back and 
> said "holy crap is this easy".


I've always liked software where the user is in charge, not whoever wrote 
the tool.  A boss of mine was into LaTeX, and I hated it.

> My kid is a math guy, does anyone have some eqn input and output that 
> they can share?

I've only ever used "neqn" and that was yonks ago, so I'd be interested in 
seeing some examples.

-- Dave

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