Daniel Mai

Twenty Years Ago

Twenty years ago today, Leslie Lamport was writing a page of the Getting Started section of the LaTeX manual.1

A simple date on a calendar, but it means different things to different people. Most days are just like any other day, but some days carry more weight than others.

Have a great day today. It’s the only May 18, 2014 you’ll have in your lifetime.

  1. I haven’t been putting much of my time into reading this book lately, but hopefully I’ll read it more after this semester ends. I want to write beautiful documents, especially with math symbols.