[CentOS] Novell sale news?

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Mon Nov 22 23:12:06 EST 2010


On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 06:12:38PM -0500, Robert Heller wrote:
> And I *still* use LaTeX.  *I* won't touch a "word processor" (I tried

Feh.  N00b.  LaTeX.  Feh.
  
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> with refereces, TOCs, & indexes, etc. Way back when I've created
> rather large documents with LaTeX *on a 10mhz 68000* with only 1Meg (yes
> *one* meg) of RAM (this was an Atari 1040ST running OS-9/68000).  And a

The company I worked for 20 years ago had fixed on nroff with me macros.
That gave us portability across so so many generations of servers that
Microsoft should be envious.

Yes, documents I created in 1991 still display properly today.

> 40 *meg* hard drive.  Talk about small footprint software.  With

Heh, I supported a server with 64Mbyte disk and 15 users.  And 3 telex
lines.  Ah, Unix... I <3 you :-)

-- 

rgds
Stephen


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