[tex-live] your eqexam package

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri Jul 9 14:20:25 CEST 2010

Le 09/07/2010 14:05, Victor Ivrii a écrit :
> On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 7:49 AM, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
>> PS: as a matter of personal experience, I lost files a few month ago, and had
>> only a paper copy left from a 40-pages document. I really felt like the source
>> is an important thing at this point :-)
> LOL: you think you had a problem?

Well, I'm sure bigger problems happen all the time, but that one was mine :-)

> I also had lost the source (almost
> hundred of pages). Some of my colleagues had a lot of papers from
> pre-computer times and they retyped hundreds of pages. Actually, as
> experience shows OCR helps even for mathematical texts: formulae do
> not go through but the text is OK (depending how well s/w can find the
> border between text and formula). So, formulae were retyped but it
> saved some time.
Good to know. I'm now making more systematic backups than before, but in case it
happens again, I'll think OCR (for some reason, the thought didn't occur to me


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