Ask HN: LaTeX is great. Has anyone tried to build something better?

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  • patoline

    Patoline typesetting system

    There is https://patoline.github.io/ but it's been in alpha / active development for years now.

    I agree that TeX's errors is one of the worst things about it. Strongly suggest you track your changes in git, I found it was often easier to go back to some version that compiled and re-add the changes, rather than try and track down the missing bracket or extra backslash that broke it.

  • pandoc

    Universal markup converter

    Pandoc allows you to work in a variety of input and output formats.

    https://pandoc.org/

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