On Tue, 2015-02-17 at 08:08 -0800, Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On 2/17/15 3:49 AM, Russel Winder via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > […] > > My prejudice is that you need XeLaTeX or AsciiDoc for large > > document writing, especially when targeting press PDF. > > Mine too. However, PDF is for fixed layout and any future book > should aim at flexible format or at least multiple fixed layouts.
Print requires best possible formatting for press PDF, other formats generally need reflow which is a different set of constraints. Sadly XeLaTeX hasn't really caught up on the epub formats. > I think Markdown's use for a book is "works, won't ever win an > interior design contest". OK so AsciiDoc is the future for book writing. > […] -- Russel. ============================================================================= Dr Russel Winder t: +44 20 7585 2200 voip: sip:russel.win...@ekiga.net 41 Buckmaster Road m: +44 7770 465 077 xmpp: rus...@winder.org.uk London SW11 1EN, UK w: www.russel.org.uk skype: russel_winder
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