[tex-live] So far.....expensive failure

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sat Feb 16 10:10:08 CET 2013

Denis Bitouzé wrote:

> 2. Install TeXworks (I don't remember the exact label of this 
> option). I explain myself: though I am an Emacs user, I know
> TeXworks is very powerful but, IMHO, it is not very helpful for
> beginners as it requires them to know and remember macro and
> environment names

I don't follow this point, Denis. Surely getting to learn and
remember macro and environment names is absolutely essential
if one is to hope to gain any proficiency at TeX at all; what
benefit can possibly be served by attempting to hide these
from the user ?

Philip Taylor

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