At 16:36 97-04-16, Frank Mittelbach wrote:

>what it proves is that there isn't yet a successor to TeX that people
>use to replace TeX on a large scale and as long as this is the case
>development for a successor only, doesn't solve problems for them.

  For this to work, there must be a body that issues TeX upgrades, which
are suffiently conservative that the many TeX implementations only need to
flip in the new source code, I think.

  Hans Aberg