[texhax] Re: Books on Latex

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sun Sep 26 14:41:49 CEST 2004

> For me, the best source, obsolete though it may be, for the design of 
> latex is the source file latex.tex, for latex 2.09.  It is wrong on the 
> changes made in latex 2e, but there is an awful lot that hasn't.  In it, 
> Lamport really tried to explain what he was doing and how to modify it and 
> I still use it extensively.  It is still on CTAN, although no longer 
> included with standard distributions (and indeed, I have not used it in 
> years).

um ... where the source of latex 2e hasn't had updated comments added,
the 2.09 comments are still there.  what's wrong with source2e, then?

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