[NTG-context] SILE typesetter and other projects

Jairo A. del Rio jairoadelrio6 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 3 18:26:40 CET 2021

Probably the false equivalence TeX = LaTeX which is common to see in many
forums and sites on the web: TeX is said not to be able to do X just
because LaTeX can't. It's upsetting. groff looks interesting, tho.


El dom., 3 de ene. de 2021 12:20 p. m., Andres Conrado Montoya <
andresconrado at gmail.com> escribió:

> Hi Denis.
> SILE seems interesting, aslo Patoline. However, I think both of these are
> very immature, and I feel somewhat puzzled by the authors of SILE when they
> say that you can't do grid typesetting on TeX without horrible hacks,
> blatantly ignoring ConTeXt's achievements on the matter.
> If you want to check an alternative typesetting system, I would tell you
> to not look forward but backwards: groff/troff are alive and well, are very
> mature, and you can find a lot of documentation and tutorials, even a
> subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/groff/. I would recommend trying the
> MOM macros for groff: http://www.schaffter.ca/mom/mom-01.html
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