OT: Microsoft crazy academic deal

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 10:24:59 CDT 2008


Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> Eric J Korpela wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:
>>> I used Windows 3.10 "WRITE" for my PhD written exams.  I was the first
>>> student of the UC Information school to use a word processor for them.
>>> "Answer me, publicly, 'Am I being graded on my handwriting, or on my
>>> knowledge?'"
>>
>> That's pretty silly.  I've been using LaTeX for just about all my
>> writing since '87 or so.  Given that it's what most, if not all, of
>> the journals in my field want, I'll probably still be using LaTeX 10
>> years from now.
> 
> When my fiancee was doing her CS degree, her tutors all wanted documents 
> submitted as .tex source ;-)

During much of my CS degree, I submitted my code handwritten and my 
papers in plaintext.

Peace...  Sridhar



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