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Four LaTeX Mistakes

From the excellent TeX Tips twitter feed I got a pointer to a useful article from John Cook. The article is about the top 4 LaTeX mistakes that Cook, a practicing mathematician, sees in books and articles. You might think … Continue reading

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Mathematical Typesetting

I’ve always been fascinated by the typesetting process and have a particular fondness for the old mechanical typesetters such as the Linotype. I wrote about that in this post from a couple of years ago. That post has a link … Continue reading

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Emacs, OS X, and PATHS

As I mentioned the other day, I encountered a difficulty in building the documentation for the latest version of SBCL. That's because I recently updated OS X to El Capitan, which has a new feature. It's impossible for anyone (even … Continue reading

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A TeX Spring Cleaning

Every few years Donald Knuth raises his head from his travails on TAOCP and considers the state of TeX. From time to time people submit bugs they've found in TeX and during these periodic respites from his life's work, Knuth … Continue reading

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