On Sun, Jan 09, 2005 at 10:10:37AM +0100, Martin Zobel-Helas wrote: > Hi Andreas, > > On Sunday, 09 Jan 2005, you wrote: <snip/> > > I'm in the process of switching form MagicPoint to latex-beamer. > > While MagicPoint is quite fine, latex-beamer has (besides much > > more featureful) the big advantage that you get plain PDF output > > which is run by AcroRead. Just imagine you want to run your > > presentation on a machine you have no chance to install MagicPoint ... > > > > BTW, we just also think about kind of common latex-beamer theme for > > Debian talks as well. > > I thought about using latex-beamer for eyecatcher as well. The most > important fact which made me decide not to use latex-beamer is, we would > need to use commercial software. There is nothing wrong with commercial software when it is free. What is the non-free part of latex-beamer? Cheers Geert Stappers Leaving the honour to reducing crosspostings to others  using the same word at the wrong place, more information at http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Commercial  free as in freedom of speech.
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