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Bleeding Edge: Text and Document Processing Tools

Apr 05, 1999, 01:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Alami)

"Text and document processing tools through the use of typesetting languages are especially popular for the creation of large documents such as books."

"... most Linux installations have powerful document processing tools already installed."

"TeX is a typesetting system intended for the creation of books, particularly ones that contain mathematics."

"Much like TeX, groff can create documents and books. One feature of Groff that is missing from TeX, though, is the ability to create ASCII plain-text output."

"SGML (Standard Generalised Markup Language) is the king of markup languages."

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