Going to have to convert XML to LaTeX

Andrew Calkin calkina at ece.curtin.edu.au
Fri Feb 14 16:24:59 PST 2003


Hiya,

If you want to know anything, just ask me. I work with LaTeX on a daily
basis, and I too wrote my uni dissertation in it. It is highly recommended
_especially_ for the case of using mathematical equations, but not limited
to that.

//Andrew

On Fri, Feb 14, 2003 at 02:35:56PM -0000, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> "Rainer Peter Feller" <rainer at maren.desy.de> wrote in message
> news:Pine.SGI.4.44.0302141432410.322502-100000 at maren.desy.de...
> > On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> >
> > > Hi guys,
> >
> > Hi
> >
> > > This also explains why I have been quiet. I see 160 unread emails to
> this
> > > list. I'll catch up soon.
> >
> > jup there are many, but not as many as on lfs-chat.
> >
> > Why are you using XML?
> > I think LaTex is much better for writing books.
> > And also easier to learn than XML.
> 
> Yep, I've just looked into setting LaTeX up on my Windows box in order
> to write my uni dissertation on.  It looks easy enough and is all
> working compiling the .tex to .dvi, .ps & .pdf.  It's taking a while to
> get stuff like page layout looking how I want it but it seems much more
> suited to writing documentation than XML is (speaking from experience -
> having parts of my dissertation written in docbook XML already).  If
> anyone is experienced with LaTeX I'd appreciate a helping hand (probably
> in private as this is going OT now).
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matt.
> 
> 
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