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Philipp Stephani <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 12 Feb 2010 19:38:06 +0100
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Am 11.02.2010 um 01:56 schrieb Martin Schröder:

> 2010/2/11 Philipp Stephani <[log in to unmask]>:
>> I don't think that the problem lies in the lack of manpower: look at
>> Hans and Taco ;-)
> This is unfair. Hans and Taco have spent more than ten man-years
> working on ConTeXt & LuaTeX, while the LaTeX3 project for most of the
> last two decades was done by one guy in Mainz doing it only part-time
> - and writing some excellent books and raising a family at the same
> time. If you compare the time spent on the ConTeXt and the LaTeX core
> since say 1995, ConTeXt is way ahead.

I know, and I don't want to draw this comparison at! See the emoticon after that sentence. Also I think LaTeX has a lot of manpower if you also count the enormous number authors who contributed a CTAN LaTeX package.