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Re: What should Mma be?

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  • From: sfeir at
  • Date: Sat, 28 Nov 92 12:58:40 +0100

I agree with Allan Hayes, editing and producing good quality Mma documents
is also a priority!

I am presenly writing a book on Mma in French. I got nb2tex from mathsource
and tried to use it with textures. It is OK but would not filter properly
accents (Donald Knuth did'nt think of this when he decided on 7 bit

I finally decided to use QuarkExpress instead with an intermediate transfer
of the RTF file through Word 

I would frankly prefer to spend more time on exploring Mma.

Mma has freed us from a lot of lower level tasks. It should continue doing
this while the user base keep on exploring the Mathematics 

Ecole des Mines
sfeir at

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