|Date: ||Thu, 9 May 2002 13:11:44 -0400|
|Reply-To: ||Charles Kincaid <ckincaid@VENTURIPARTNERS.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Charles Kincaid <ckincaid@VENTURIPARTNERS.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Not Necessarily SAS|
LaTeX is a typographic markup language designed for technical and scientific publications. AMSTeX was, I believe, specifically created by the American Mathematical Society for mathematical manuscripts.
The foundation for both of these is TeX written by Donald Knuth. All of it is in the public domain. Emacs is a good way to write LaTeX, but there are some good commercial apps that make using it easier for the Windows type of person.
The home page for LaTeX is
and AMS TeX is
I've used LaTeX extensively in a former life and it's awesome. I'd much rather be using that than MS Word.
>>> "Bosch, Jules [PRDUS Non J&J]" <JBosch1@PRDUS.JNJ.COM> 05/09/02 12:40PM >>>
There is a statistical product or tool called LaTeX/AMSTeX that is associated with a mathematical institute in Germany. I have contacted them via their web site (twice) but have not received a response, even with MY name. Anyway, is anyone familiar with the tool and a USA-based distributor?