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 prepared for the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing's 2018 and 2019 special issues on desktop publishing.
Part 1 was published in vol. 40, no. 3, July-September 2018, pp. 78–93.
Part 2 was published in vol. 41, no. 2, April-June 2019, pp. 29–41.
- Notes and additional references for Part 1 and for Part 2; the page numbers in these notes and additional references refer to the published print and PDF versions of the two parts of the paper.
These were not included with the published parts of the paper because of an Annals limitation to
20 references in a paper.
- Preprints of
the two parts of the paper
- How TeX is Extended — appendix
to Part 2; reference 7, 8, and 9 in the text are:
Part 1 referred to this appendix; the appendix is here for readers of Part 1 before Part 2 was published.
- 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 of the Euler typeface
development project; this summary chart was left out of Part 1 to save on page count.
- Typical outline and midterm exam for Charle
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.