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Old 04-30-2012, 03:24 PM
Manolo Martínez
 
Default Lyx (was Reliable documents (was RFC: OpenRC as init system for Arch))

On 04/30/12 at 09:16pm, Rashif Ray Rahman wrote:
> On 30 April 2012 17:35, Lorenzo Bandieri <lorenzo.bandieri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 2012/4/30 Kevin Chadwick <ma1l1ists@yahoo.co.uk>:
> > > On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:30:23 +0200
> > > Gour wrote:
> > >
> > >> we did embrace LaTeX/LyX etc.
> > >
> > > To get the benefit of your experience. Do you use Lyx as your editor or
> > > something else.
> >
> > Sorry if I "jump in", but as a LaTeX user I usually suggest to stay
> > away from Lyx. Basically it's an editor that attempt to make LaTeX
> > work like Words, which IMHO it's not the best approach. I suggest to
> > use an editor that doesn't try to hide how LaTeX works, and one of my
> > favourite is TexMaker.
> >
>
> There is nothing wrong in using LyX. I don't know why you have that
> perception. It helps when your writing is qualitative rather than
> quantitative (in which case LaTeX and a more involved process can be
> adopted).

LyX is the only qt (or gtk) program I use in a regular basis, and the main
reason why I type xinit at all -- another reason being that elinks sometimes
does not make sense of webpages.

Manolo
 

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