Auxiliary materials for “TeX: A branch of desktop publishing
evolution, Parts 1 and 2”
by Barbara Beeton, Karl Berry, and David Walden.
This TeX history was written for the IEEE Annals of the History
of Computing 2018 and 2019 special issues on desktop publishing.
was published in vol.40, no.3, July–Sept. 2018, pp.78–93.
was published in vol.41, no.2, April–June 2019, pp.29–41.
Preprints available below.
- Preprints of
the two parts of the paper.
- Additional notes and references for
Part 1 and Part 2
additions; the page numbers in these notes and additional references
refer to the published (not preprint) print and PDF versions. They were
not included with the published parts of the paper because of the
Annals limitation to 20 references in a paper.
- How TeX is Extended—an appendix
to Part 2. Part 1 referred to this appendix; the appendix is here for
readers of Part 1 before Part 2 was published. References 7, 8, and 9 in
the text are:
- Donald Knuth, The TeXbook, Addison-Wesley, 1986, particularly chapter 20.
- Victor Eijkhout, TeX by Topic, Addison-Wesley, 1991, particularly
chapters 11–14, ctan.org/pkg/texbytopic.
- David Salomon, The Advanced TeXbook, Springer-Verlag, 1995.
- Summary chart of the Euler typeface
development project; this chart was left out of Part 1 to save
on page count.
- Typical outline and midterm exam for Charles
Bigelow's “Concepts of Text” course in the Stanford program
in digital typography which was mentioned in Part 1.
For more information and extras about the IEEE desktop
publishing special issues, see the IEEE web extras
If questions or comments, feel free to email the authors: publishing
(at) tug (dot) org.
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