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TUGboat 44:1, 2023

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Complete issue 44:1 as one pdf (68mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   1 
Editorial information   2 
TUG Business
Institutional members   2 
General Delivery
From the president   (doi) 
  Boris Veytsman      [Introductory — on Macsyma, Maxima, software longevity, and the TUG presidency]
Editorial comments   (doi) 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TeX news, accessibility, and a warning]
    Donald P. Story, 1946–2022;     Clarification: Interview with Boris Veytsman, TUGboat 43:2;     News from the TeX neighborhood;     Accessibility for (La)TeX;     Accessibility— Something completely different;     An afternoon at the Museum of Printing;     Arsenic and old books;     How many TeX documents?
A conversation with type designer Matthew Carter   (doi) 
  Frank Romano 
    Video part 1, part 2, part 3.
Prehistory of digital fonts   (doi) 
  Jacques André      [Intermediate — extensive examination of the foundational research in digital typography, profusely illustrated]
Typographers' Inn   (doi) 
  Peter Flynn      [Introductory — Fast startup with LaTeX; Footnotes as never before or since; Afterthought: List spacing]
An artist's journey on a TUGboat   (doi) 
  Tine Wilde      [Intermediate — relationships between LaTeX, art (photography), and measurability]
The DuckBoat—Beginners' Pond: No more table nightmares with tabularray!   (doi) 
  Carla Maggi      [Intermediate — introduction to the unique features of the tabularray package for typesetting tables]
Electronic Documents
Metadata in journal publishing   (doi) 
  Joppe Bos, Kevin McCurley      [Intermediate — specifying extensive metadata to maximize reuse]
LaTeX anniversaries—A look in two directions   (doi) 
  Frank Mittelbach      [Intermediate — LaTeX history and outlook; excerpted from The LaTeX Companion, third edition]
An introduction to expl3   (doi) 
  Marei Peischl      [Intermediate Plus — step-by-step introduction to the modern LaTeX programming layer]
LuaCAS: Symbolic computation in LaTeX   (doi) 
  Timothy All, Evan Cochrane      [Intermediate Plus — pure Lua computer algebra system, integrated into LaTeX]
Attributes in Markdown   (doi) 
  Vít Novotný      [Intermediate Plus — using, coding, and styling attributes in Markdown in LaTeX]
An introduction to automata design with TikZ's automata library   (doi) 
  Igor Borja      [Intermediate Plus — typesetting finite automata (state machines), including loops and conditionals]
Styling R ggplot2 graphics with LaTeX   (doi) 
  Travis Stenborg      [Intermediate Plus — integrating R graphics with LaTeX documents in a harmonious style]
Creating annotated Unicode-like font charts   (doi) 
  Janusz S. Bień      [Intermediate — inspiration to add Unicode and PUA annotations to font charts]
Production notes   (doi) 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate Plus — rendering modes in LuaLaTeX and unusual Unicode characters]
OpenType extensible brace debugging   (doi) 
  Hans Hagen, Mikael P. Sundqvist      [Intermediate Plus — braces over single characters, and extensible lists vs. precomposed characters]
Software & Tools
ConTeXt in TeX Live 2023   (doi) 
  Hans Hagen      [Intermediate — using the new LuaMetaTeX engine and ConTeXt LMTX]
Creating macros in OpTeX   (doi) 
  Petr Olšák      [Advanced — many conveniences for macro programming, packaging, documenting]
Reflections on \globaldefs in plain TeX   (doi) 
  Udo Wermuth      [Advanced — history, behavior, applications, and questions about \globaldefs]
Preserving the math class of variables   (doi) 
  Hans Hagen      [Advanced — new \variablefam extension to allow preserving math classes]
Software & Tools
Storing Unicode data in TeX engines   (doi) 
  Joseph Wright      [Advanced — reading the great mass of Unicode data: two-stage tables and macro storage]
Book review: Do Not Erase, by Jessica Wynne   (doi) 
  Jim Hefferon      [Reports and notices — review of this coffee table book of mathematicians' chalkboards and short essays]
         See the TUG books page for all book reviews and discounts.
Book review: Stop Stealing Sheep & Find out how type works, by Erik Spiekermann   (doi) 
  John Lamb      [Reports and notices — review of this book on type and typography principles, now available at no charge]
Hints & Tricks
The treasure chest   (doi) 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate — new CTAN packages, October 2022–April 2023]
Die TeXnische Komödie: issues 4/2022–1/2023   143 
La Lettre GUTenberg: issues 47–49 (2022)   143-144 
Zpravodaj: issue 2022/1–4   145 
TeXnology Inc.   145 
TeX consulting and production services   146 
TUG Business
TUG 2023 election report   (doi) 
  TUG Elections committee 
TUG financial statements for 2022   (doi) 
  Karl Berry 
Calendar   152 

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