[texhax] Longtime pdfLaTeX trying ConTeXt in emacs

Herbert Schulz herbs2 at mac.com
Wed Nov 19 14:26:04 CET 2014

> On Nov 18, 2014, at 8:15 PM, Gordon Haverland <ghaverla at materialisations.com> wrote:
> I've used LaTeX and plain TeX a lot in the past.  I am going to make a
> document which may have a bunch of "foreign" words in it, and so I
> thought this was a good excuse to start learning ConTeXt.  I normally
> do everything in emacs.  The OS is a little new to me, I am a long-time
> Debian person trying out Gentoo.  If people had recommendations as to
> things to install, or not install, that would be wonderful.
> In installing TeXlive, I had a problem with CLisp.  It turns out you
> can't have hardening turned on to build CLisp.  So, I do have a working
> CLisp, if that is required for any recommendations.
> Thanks.
> Gord


Why not try using OTF fonts with xelatex? You won't have to learn a new syntax.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs2 at mac dot com)

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