FYI: my FISL slides

Bas Wijnen wijnen at debian.org
Thu Jun 30 05:41:54 EDT 2011


Op 30-06-11 01:26, David Reyes Samblas Martinez schreef:
> 2011/6/30 Werner Almesberger<werner at almesberger.net>:
>> David Reyes Samblas Martinez wrote:
>>> wow I love the slides dude!
>>
>> Thanks ! :)
>>
>>> Do you have it in "editable" format to translate it?
>>
>> But of course:
>> http://projects.qi-hardware.com/index.php/p/wernermisc/source/tree/master/fisl2011
>>
>> LaTeX source, Makefile, etc.
>
> you can't go the easy way with Open/Libre Office, isn't it? :P

I can't resist to quote the introduction of the TeXbook, Knuth's 
description of TeX (written in 1983):

 > TeX is primarily concerned with high-quality technical manuscripts:
 > Its emphasis is on art and technology, as in the underlying Greek
 > word. If you merely want to produce a passably good document
 > — something acceptable and basically readable but not really
 > beautiful — a simpler system will usually suffice. With TeX the goal
 > is to produce the finest quality.

Even though the world of computers has changed a _lot_ since 1983, IME 
TeX still is the best system for writing really beautiful documents. And 
in fact, it is also the simplest if there are formula's in it.

Thanks,
Bas




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