How did I come into TeX? I used it to typeset my PhD thesis.
It was the strangeness of TeX that I found challenging and interesting. I hate
\let because they can cause havoc. Unfortunately,
\newcommand offers no means to protect and privatize commands. It’s a miracle that TeX has survived despite
\let. TeX doesn’t impose a programming style and it is regrettable that LuaTeX hasn’t corrected this situation.
My packages on CTAN include catoptions, keyreader, keyval2e, ltxkeys, pgfkeyx, skeyval, loops, xwatermark, storecmd, ltxtools, and newenviron.
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