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.

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