## September 13, 2009

### -b + sqrt(b^2 – 4ac)

The dude in 1 developed A which was(is) astoundingly powerful, but was hard to use. Then, the dude in 2 implemented B around A to make it more usable by normal people like me. What is B?

1. 2.

Quite deservingly, B has 2’s name in it.

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Answer:

Leslie Lamport who wrote a bunch of wrappers and macros around TeX and called it LaTeX.

LaTex.

David Knuth & Leslie Lamport. LaTex

‘B’ is Latex, developed by Leslie Lamport (2), around Tex (A), by Donald Knuth (1).

Tex, Latex, Knuth, Lamport.

Tex Latex

LaTeX – A document markup language based on the TeX typesetting system. Developed by Leslie Lamport

A=TeX

B=LaTeX

A’s creator – Donald Knuth

B’s creator – Leslie ‘LA’mport

funnily enuf…working on LaTeX rite now…

\begin{equation} \lambda _{max}=1/\mu _{00}*\left(\mu _{20}+\mu _{02}+\sqrt{4\mu _{11}^{2}+(\mu _{20}-\mu _{02)^{2}}\right) \end{equation}

LaTeX

1 is Donald Knuth. 2 is Leslie Lamport. A is TeX, B is LaTeX.

Don Knuth made TeX.

Leslie Lamport made LaTeX.

latex

Donald Knuth made TeX

Leslie Lamport made LaTeX

1. Donald Knuth (Readable on his shirt)

2. Leslie Lamport

Knuth developed TeX typesetting system around which Lamport developed Latex…

I however like LyX which is even simpler..

Leslie Lamport

oops!! B is LaTeX . I initially wrote 2’s name instead!

Blame AutoRaja

LaTex

LaTeX

Leslie Lamport\’s LaTex.

1. Donald Erwin Knuth

2. Leslie Lamport

Latex Typesetting system

A-TeX

B-LaTeX

1 is Donald Knuth

2 is Leslie Lamport

LaTeX from TeX

LaTeX

1-Donald Ervin Knuth

2-Leslie Lamport

B-LaTeX

Lamport’s TeX = LaTeX

TeX – Donald Knuth.

La – TeX – Leslie Lamport

TeX and LaTeX

LaTeX

LaTeX

1 don knuth TeX

2 Leslie Lamport LaTeX

1. Knuth

2. Lamport

B – LATEX

Donald Knuth and lesslie lamport are in the picture.

LaTeX

LaTeX, created by Leslie Lamport, based on TeX developed by Donald Knuth.

Knuth and Leslie Lamport. Tex and Latex respectively.