[texhax] LaTeX in old computer

Philip Taylor (Webmaster) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Feb 1 18:08:51 CET 2007

I seem to recall running TeX (not LaTeX, but the load
would be only a little greater) on 386-based PCs.
There was no problem (emTeX was the system of choice),
and although things ran slower than they do today, that
was about the only difference.

Philip Taylor
TEDY wrote:
 > Does anyone in this mailing list have experience running LaTeX or TeX in
 > old machine?
 > I just want to know how powerfull LaTeX for making document in low speed
 > processor, or low memory.
 > I'm being in process to write a book about LaTeX; in my book I want to
 > show that LaTeX can running well in old computer rather than word
 > processor in the same machine...CMIWW.
 > please share your experiences to me.
 > thanks for all of yours attention.
 > --
 > thanks,
 > Tedy Tirtawidjaja

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