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Re^5: cpan home

by tinita (Parson)
on Feb 17, 2011 at 13:15 UTC ( #888708=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: cpan home
in thread cpan home

its not included in http://search.cpan.org/dist/CPAN/Changes either.
Why should it? it's not a feature of CPAN.pm but of the cpan script delivered by App::Cpan. Which, like I was mentioning earlier, also doesn't have something about -j in the changelog.

update: s/App::cpan/App::Cpan/ (although the linked cpan search is case insensitive, but anonymous monk complained)

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Re^6: cpan home
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 17, 2011 at 15:33 UTC

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[ambrus]: This is different from MS Word, which was already a good editor in the pre-unicode days (in word for windows versions 2 and 6, which ran on windows 3 but also on windows 95), only it wasn't trying to solve the task of writing maths papers back then.
[Discipulus]: ah ok, sounds reasonable; with no fear: Perl all life long
[ambrus]: Mind you, LaTeX is currently still useful for writing math paper or snippet content without styling in such a way that the
[ambrus]: formatting conventions of a journal or website can be quickly applied to it, and MS Office and LibreOffice has not quite solved this (although it's better for this than it used to be),
[ambrus]: which is sort of a drawback compared to the ages of typewritten manuscripts representing content only to which the typesetter applies formatting, but that process required much more manual labor.
[ambrus]: If you want to typeset a manuscript, you can still do much less work then in the manual typesetting ages and get good formatting.
[ambrus]: All with only cheap modern computers and software.
[ambrus]: Something you can have at home and your corner print shop, without a whole printing press's worth of equipment.

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