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Re^2: Do you have a middle name?

by Gavin (Chancellor)
on Dec 02, 2009 at 18:27 UTC ( #810637=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Do you have a middle name?
in thread Do you have a middle name?

Good name Burton... "Richard Burton" it has gravitas! much in the same way as

Bond ... "James Bond" stick with it tbone1

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Re^3: Do you have a middle name?
by johngg (Abbot) on Dec 02, 2009 at 23:05 UTC

    Reminds me of the Russ Abbott line, "The name's Bond ... Basildon Bond. I have letters after my name."

    Cheers,

    JohnGG

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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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