Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Note typesetting for Linux
From: Chris Pickett (chris.pickett_AT_mail.mcgill.ca)
Date: Fri Jul 09 2004 - 22:28:31 EEST
Chris Cannam wrote:
> On Friday 09 Jul 2004 8:08 pm, Chris Pickett wrote:
>>Yes, of course, but the typesetting language _itself_ doesn't have
>>this, right? I can also do [...] in TeX, but that doesn't make it
> Bad example -- TeX is not a very efficient general-purpose language,
> but it is certainly a true programming language. Here for example
> are implementations of Bresenham's straight line algorithm and Bezier
> splines in TeX, which I wrote for fun about twelve years ago:
I had a feeling TeX could do that. If people are doing the same kind of
things to write music, then to me it's definitely programming.
> I don't think that has much bearing on the present discussion though!
Great. Thanks man. Way to prove my point! :P
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