CTAN has a new package: texbytopic
Victor Eijkhout has generously released his book TeX by Topic, including the sources, under the GNU Free Documentation License (with no invariants). It is now available from CTAN, and the project page is at savannah: https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/texbytopic. As a long-time fan of the book, I'm very happy to see this. Thanks Victor! (And thanks for letting me be your release 'droid for CTAN :) Karl
This package is located at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/texbytopic/ . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/pkg/texbytopic (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
TeXbyTopic – Freed version of the book TeX by Topic
An invaluable book, originally published by Addison-Wesley (who have released their copyright — their version of the book went out of print in the 1990s).
The book describes itself as “a TeXnician’s reference”, and covers the way TeX (the engine) works in as much detail as most ordinary TeX programmers will ever need to know.
A printed copy of the book may be had (for a modest price) via lulu.com (see the package home page for details).
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