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Re: clisp manuals
For win32 TeX are you refering to the MikTeX distribution from
Christian Schenk? If so, what's been wrong with it? If not, you
should definitely check CTAN for it, query Yahoo, or ask me to dig up
a URL. I've gotten very good results with it at work on a variety of
NT and WIn95 stations.
>>>>> On Tue, 19 Aug 97 16:08:13 +0200, email@example.com said:
sshteingold> 1. HTML is pretty ugly, unless you spend all
sshteingold> your life in Netscape. (C-s - incremental search is
sshteingold> a sufficient reason to read any HTML manual in Emacs
sshteingold> instead of Netscape and put up with the ugly markup).
sshteingold> I would suggest whatever is used for the LDP, as it
sshteingold> translates to GNU info, LaTeX and HTML from the
sshteingold> single source.
sshteingold> 2. There is a TeX for win32 (of course!) but it
sshteingold> is not a very good distribution. I had a hard time
sshteingold> installing it, and I could neither print (yes, I *do*
sshteingold> have a postscript printer) nor preview.
sshteingold> 3. Again, if CLISP conformed to the CLtL2
sshteingold> completely, the only thing to document would be the
sshteingold> implementation-specific stuff like run-program.
sshteingold> ______________________________ Reply Separator
sshteingold> _________________________________ Subject: Re: Re:
sshteingold> format ~/function/ Author:
sshteingold> <firstname.lastname@example.org> at
sshteingold> INET Date: 1997-08-19 14:44
>> 4. The manual mentioned in a previous message is 2 years
>> old. (it is also in TeX, i.e.., unusable for those of us stuck
>> with win32. What about (gnu)info, to be read with emacs?)
sshteingold> In 1997, it would be logical to write a manual in
sshteingold> HTML. I'm not going to do it, though (lack of
sshteingold> time). Any volunteers?
sshteingold> TeX doesn't exist for win32? I find that hard to
sshteingold> believe. LaTeX2HTML? --- Leigh Computer Science,
sshteingold> University of Western Australia Smith +61-8-9380-3778
sshteingold> email@example.com (NeXTMail/MIME)
sshteingold> "Home pages are the pet rock of the 90s. We all have
sshteingold> them, we all think they're very cute. But in a few
sshteingold> years we're going to look back and be pretty
sshteingold> embarrassed." -- Tony Shepps <firstname.lastname@example.org> "Why
sshteingold> wait?" -- Peter Langston