What is the middle name of "Leslie B. Lamport", the initial developer of the document preparation system, LaTeX?
I'm interested to know what is the middle name of his full name?
I know the middle name of "Donald E. Knuth," is: "Ervin".
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Donald Knuth is notoriously fastidious about listing the full name of everyone he cites in his books. The index of the TeXbook has only a handful of names with abbreviations of names or middle names:
Bach, P. D. Q.
Justus, Paul E.
Lamport, Leslie B.
Llanfair, P. G.
The entry “Watson, John Amish, M.D.” doesn't count, of course. Note that the reference to Llanfair is a joke, whereas P. D. Q. Bach is a fictitious composer created by Peter Schickele. Paul E. Justus is the author of a single paper on IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication.
Apparently, Leslie Lamport didn't disclose his middle name even to Knuth.