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Re: LyX as a complement to Latex

On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 01:13:34AM -0400, Kevin McKinley wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Apr 2003 21:33:16 -0700
> Paul Johnson <baloo@ursine.dyndns.org> wrote:
> > I have to wonder:  When will the other word processors (openoffice.org
> > writer and kword in particular) get with the interoperability and
> > ditch thier own specific formats in favor of the far more flexible and
> > usable LaTeX?
> Because it isn't really far more flexible -- XML is far more flexible, and
> it's the way of the future.

I am not an experienced XML user and I have been using LaTeX for years
now.  I have tried a few documents with the docbook version of XML and
I went back to LaTeX.  I just have much more control in LaTeX and the
result of documents produced in pdf format from LaTeX (using pdflatex)
was superior than those produced from the XML documents (using

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