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September 13, 2009

-b + sqrt(b^2 – 4ac)

devadutta @ 9:25 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1252877141 ) Play

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. 192px-KnuthAtOpenContentAlliance 2. Leslie_Lamport

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.


34 Responses to “-b + sqrt(b^2 – 4ac)”

  1. Chinmaya U.Holla
    1

    LaTex.


  2. David Knuth & Leslie Lamport. LaTex


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


  4. Raghuvansh
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    Tex, Latex, Knuth, Lamport.


  5. sidsen
    2

    Tex Latex


  6. krudebox
    1

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


  7. xtremevarun

    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}


  8. Rogi
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    LaTeX


  9. 1 is Donald Knuth. 2 is Leslie Lamport. A is TeX, B is LaTeX.


  10. shrik
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    Don Knuth made TeX.

    Leslie Lamport made LaTeX.


  11. username
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    latex


  12. Donald Knuth made TeX
    Leslie Lamport made LaTeX


  13. Anirudh

    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..


  14. sandy

    Leslie Lamport


  15. sandy

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


  16. varuns88
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    LaTex


  17. Advaith

    LaTeX


  18. Dibyo
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    Leslie Lamport\’s LaTex.


  19. 1. Donald Erwin Knuth
    2. Leslie Lamport
    Latex Typesetting system


  20. prateekbhatt

    A-TeX
    B-LaTeX


  21. Sourya

    1 is Donald Knuth
    2 is Leslie Lamport

    LaTeX from TeX


  22. emrohit

    LaTeX


  23. abhijeet

    1-Donald Ervin Knuth
    2-Leslie Lamport
    B-LaTeX


  24. Ananth
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    Lamport’s TeX = LaTeX


  25. Logik
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    3

    TeX – Donald Knuth.
    La – TeX – Leslie Lamport


  26. HuhaBanda

    TeX and LaTeX


  27. svgreatest

    LaTeX


  28. udupendra
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    LaTeX


  29. yaksha
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    3

    1 don knuth TeX
    2 Leslie Lamport LaTeX


  30. Ajay Parasuram
    1
    2

    1. Knuth
    2. Lamport
    B – LATEX


  31. Donald Knuth and lesslie lamport are in the picture.


  32. Higgers

    LaTeX


  33. babszem

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


  34. byslexia

    Knuth and Leslie Lamport. Tex and Latex respectively.


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