[Nottingham] [NLUG] Last nights talk

Joshua Lock incandescant at gmail.com
Fri Dec 8 14:52:27 GMT 2006

On 08/12/06, Martin <martin at ml1.co.uk> wrote:
> Joshua Lock wrote:
> > Thought I might pip Martin L to the post and write about last nights talk.
> :-)
> Well, there's a mailman email from me languishing somewhere timestamped
> 13:11. Hope mine hasn't been modded out for being too controversial!


> > We had a very intimate (projector woes) talk by Jonathan (and others)
> > about LaTeX.
> OK, so the Mac laptops have gone all modern and posh and sleek and
> resplendent with DVI connectors! I'll see if I can conjure up a DVI-A ->
> VGA adapter for the next talk.

Both Jonathan and I will endeavor to bring our adapters next time. You
only make such mistakes once! :)

> [---]
> There is also RTF but you lose all the extra formatting and referencing
> features that you get with LaTeX. Also, what of the formula formatting?!

Personally I likely won't need any formula; hence why I'm unsure which
is the best solution for me.

> [---]
> > During the discussion I volunteered to try KDE for at least 3-4 weeks
> > and report on my findings. Being a GNOME (and OS X) user I expect to
> > be overwhelmed by the configurability but look forward to sampling the
> > oft touted integration.
> Should be interesting!

Maybe even fuel enough for a talk?

- J

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