Re: TeX, emtex, and dosemu
On Fri, 27 Oct 1995, Bruce Perens wrote:
> You haven't tried the Debian TeX packages yet. A lot of work has gone
> into them - they are probably an improvement over the Linux TeX you were
> using. Why not install Debian and give them a try? There are also a number
> of TeX users on debian-user who will share their experience with you.
> Please tell us what features emtex has that the TeX you've been using under
> Linux lacks.
I switched from (an early Slackware version of) TeX to the debian
version. So far, the only thing I found missing was dvi2tty, a renderer
that generates more-or-less straight text from the dvi, good for the
On the other hand, everything else has been wonderful, particularly with
the smooth interface provided by emacs and auctex. I'm a very happy user.