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"J%org Knappen, Mainz" <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 2 Oct 1997 17:08:33 +0100
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Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> > I'm even completely unix-free, doing EVERYTHING on VMS (never worse and
> and you talk about the stone age!

Maybe your mental image of VMS is still a 2 meter high rack with one
MicroVAX and its huge and heavy disks, capable of less than a modern PC?

VMS on a multiprocessor DEC Alpha machine is not stone age in any respect.

Coming back to the topic of this list:

I often meet people which have a similar mental image of TeX and
LaTeX. They are surprised: What, LaTeX can do colour? What, embedding
eps figures runs without pain? because their mental image conserves
a state of LaTeX half a decade ago.

--J"org Knappen