Aspects of TeX as it relates to the larger world of software or typesetting, or aspects of its general functioning or nature. This is not a default tag for questions that do not admit an obvious more specific classification; it specifically concerns TeX in general.

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File extensions related to LaTeX, etc

In addition to the .tex and .dvi or .pdf files, TeX/LaTeX/ConTeXt produces and uses lots of other files. What do they do? Which ones are used to create the document and which ones are automatically ...
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Diagram showing all tex-related methods/approaches/engines

are you aware of a diagram showing all the connections between tex-related methods/engines. It would use terms such as tex - latex - context - luatex - xetex - xelatex - pdftex - pdflatex - etex and ...
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What professions use TeX/LaTeX besides CS?

TeX and LaTeX are widely used in Computer Science. What other academic disciplines or professionals use it?