LaTeX users are being faced with the suggestion that they learn Yet Another Markup Language. Where does it all end? If LaTeX is so smart, why bother? This article is intended to provide some guidance for the confused.
Peter Flynn is manager of the electronic publishing unit at University College Cork and also runs a small consultancy handling industrial, research, and legal documentation. He found TeX in 1979 and has used it for everything from business cards to posters.