[tex-k] Bug report for The TeXbook

Andrew Komornicki komornic at stanford.edu
Sat Jan 30 07:12:50 CET 2016

dear Karl,

 My TeXbook dates back from 1984.
shows: Second printing October 1984, and Knuth has the same index
entry.  This must have been intended.


 Andrew Komornicki
 Department of Chemistry
 Stanford University

On 1/26/2016 3:19 PM, Karl Berry wrote:
>       [on CTAN]
>       macros/plain/base/manmac.tex
>       macros/plain/contrib/samples/manmac.tex
>       systems/knuth/dist/lib/manmac.tex
> The first is a symlink to the third, which is the canonical source
> maintained by Knuth, as one might guess from the directory name.
> The second is a separate, and old, copy.  That directory is ca.1989, and
> is evidently a more or less random collection of files, some Knuth's
> (which should become symlinks, I guess), some not (which may be
> maintained elsewhere).  I don't have the energy to sort it out.  I hope
> someone else does ...  -k

 Andrew Komornicki
 Department of Chemistry
 Stanford University
 komornic at stanford.edu
 Tel: 650-533-0002 (Cell)

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