# Why do some people still use TeX instead of LaTeX? [duplicate]

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Reasons to use plain TeX
Is it still worth it to learn TeX?

I'm utterly curious to know why some people still use TeX instead of full featured LaTeX?

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## marked as duplicate by egreg, Torbjørn T., doncherry, Kurt, yo'Nov 17 '12 at 22:06

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The answer is "because they do"; why shouldn't they? – egreg Nov 17 '12 at 21:43
@TorbjørnT.: Thanks, Please change your comment to an answer so that I can accept it as my answer. – Vahid Damanafshan Nov 17 '12 at 21:49
Many questions here at SE are related to people trying to change default behavior from latex packages and finding that they need to use other packages to "fix" that. When you use plain TeX you make your own choices and never need to tweak things like this, for example. – Mafra Nov 17 '12 at 21:57