Spent the morning looking at LaTeX layout and I have learned a few things:
1) There's a reason everyone uses the same templates like book or memoir: they do an awful lot of the heavy lifting for you.
2) There's more than one way to do things, and many of them have subtle knock-on effects that you won't notice until it's too late.
3) Boy howdy this thing is powerfully addicting. Even something as simple as \lipsum[1-5] in memoir with a little bit of formatting just looks so damn good.
The biggest danger of LaTeX is you start believing everything you write, because the formulas look so realistic :)
A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.