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CTAN Update: amstex

Date: January 25, 2019 8:16:27 PM CET
Brian W. Bartling submitted an update to the amstex package. Version: 2019-01-18 License: lppl Summary description: American Mathematical Society plain TeX macros Announcement text:
Final archival posting of the AMS-TeX collection, with no code changes. Additions: two files of technical documentation not previously released. This release is a historical record and is no longer maintained or supported.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/amstex The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/amstex/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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amstex – American Mathematical Society plain macros

AMS- is a macro package, originally written by Michael Spivak for the American Mathematical Society (AMS) during 1983–1985 and is described in the book ‘The Joy of . It is based on Plain , and provides many features for producing more professional-looking maths formulas with less burden on authors.

This is the final archival distribution of AMS-. AMS- is no longer supported by the AMS, nor is it used by the AMS publishing program. The AMS does not recommend creating any new documents using AMS-; this distribution will be left on CTAN to facilitate processing of legacy documents and as a historical record of a pioneering macro collection that played a key role in popularizing and revolutionizing mathematics publishing.

In addition to the “User’s Guide to AMS-, the AMS has also made the full text of the most recent reprint of the second edition of “The Joy of by Michael Spivak available as a pdf file.

AMS- is the historical basis of amslatex, which should now be used to prepare submissions for the AMS.

Packageamstex
Version 2019-01-18
Copyright1985, 1990, 1991, 2001 American Mathematical Society
MaintainerThe American Mathematical Society (inactive)

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