[texhax] Ideas/lists of developer libraries of TeX Macros?

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Mon Apr 18 12:04:38 CEST 2011

Le 17/04/2011 23:15, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) a écrit :
> Donald Arseneau wrote:
>> I don't see a point in doing plain TeX hackery except for
>> reinventing wheels.
>> Use LaTeX, or ConTeXt, or even eplain.
> Why ?  Why deny yourself the satisfaction of solving
> a difficult problem and merely recycle other's ideas ?
> What is the intellectual satisfaction in that ?

Also, using LaTeX or ConTeXt (and perhaps eplain, I don't know how much 
it does exactly) might solve your immediate problem with TeX hackery, 
but that comes with heavy dependencies elsewhere. So reinventing the 
wheel is a good solution when you want to build your car.


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