The ( L A ) TEX project : A case study of open source software

  title={The ( L A ) TEX project : A case study of open source software},
  author={Alexandre Gaudeul},
  • Alexandre Gaudeul
  • Published 2003
The TEX typesetting software was developed by Donald E. Knuth in the late 1970s. It was released with an open source license and has become a reference in scientific publishing. TEX is now used to typeset and publish much of the world’s scientific literature in physics and mathematics. This case study serves as a critical examination of the stylized facts uncovered in previous studies of other open source software projects, such as GNU/Linux, an operating system, and Apache, a web server. It is… CONTINUE READING
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