A successful lisp machine?

Harvey J. Stein abel@netvision.net.il
Fri, 2 May 1997 21:10:14 +0300

Thomas Fischbacher writes:
 > Harvey wrote:
 > lr> can't afford to reboot every time they need to run TeX.
 > If you have a closer look, TeX is quite horrible.
 > Certainly, it's often much more useful than a typical WYSIWYG (WYGIWYD?)
 > word processor, but look closely: TeX is a very very primitive macro
 > programming language. Another language. And what an unwieldy one.
 > It's extremely difficult to make TeX do more complex things.
 > I'd prefer a small LISP package providing basic typesetting functions.

So would I.  But what am I going to do with the megabytes of *.tex

Harvey J. Stein
Berger Financial Research