LaTeX and Amiga?

moijk

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Is there any good/useable LaTeX -distros for the Amiga? I would guess LaTeX is a bit heavy for the little machine, so in any case - what would one need to run if available?

I'm quite fluent in latex, so only preview I need is when I'm done. :)
 
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A full version was released in Fred Fish's PD library once - it took six disks. I think it needed an FPU and several megabytes of RAM, but was supposed to be more capable than the mainframe versions of the day.

Ed: just booted my A1200 and checked in the Aquarium.
A complete source and binary distribution of TeX version 3.1
and MetaFont version 2.7 for 68020/030 with FPU. Because of
it's size, it's distributed on six disks (611-616) in archived
form. Does not include any pk-fonts, previewer, or device
drivers.
Author: Donald Knuth et. al. Amiga port by Edmund Mergl
 

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Thanks,

I probably have to get an a1200 to have a chance running it I presume. would have been fun to use it for it. I could of course write everything in a text editor but to compile it on a native platform would be nice. I'm looking at a a1200 anyways, just fear I have went over the limit on my "wife acceptance factor". Might just have to get her something very nice for her birthday. :p
 

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....I'm looking at a a1200 anyways, just fear I have went over the limit on my "wife acceptance factor". Might just have to get her something very nice for her birthday. :p


Bribary.... it has kept marriges together since before the dawn of marriges...


....use this tool wisely and sparingly.....
 

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....I'm looking at a a1200 anyways, just fear I have went over the limit on my "wife acceptance factor". Might just have to get her something very nice for her birthday. :p

Bribary.... it has kept marriges together since before the dawn of marriges...

....use this tool wisely and sparingly.....

I can't imagine how people survive that have common economy. both put up with the silly purchases women do that of course is for the better good, and try validate ones purchases that "are just some old junk". Hard enough with seperate economy. ;)

Still, she is wonderful. ;)
 

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Heather, don't mind me, please. This is a generalization.

A woman will buys anything, even what she doesn't need for half the price.

A man will buy something he needs for even double the price.

That's the main difference between genders.
 

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LOL! Very much a generalization but sometimes true. :) I know if I see something for half off I try to think of a use for it! It's hard to pass up a deal. :wink:

Now... Back on topic! :p

Take care,

Heather
 
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