Re: typesetting fractions

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg45946] Re: typesetting fractions*From*: carlos at colorado.edu (Carlos Felippa)*Date*: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 04:16:29 -0500 (EST)*References*: <bvaq5e$ag2$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au> wrote in message news:<bvaq5e$ag2$1 at smc.vnet.net>... > In article <buqmch$raa$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Garry Helzer <gah at math.umd.edu> > wrote: > <...> > > Here's my question. TeX does an excellent job in this regard. TeX has been > > around since the '60s and is open source. For the record: TeX, as used now, was released in 1980 (the raw Pascal version, not WEB). I know since I had to write some of the earlier dvi-to-printer drivers on a Vax 780. Before TeX there was troff, but that was in the mid-1970s, and that tool ran only under Unix.