Copyright © 2001 Christian Schenk
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MiKTeX is maintained by Christian Schenk (<email@example.com>).
MiKTeX is mostly a collection of command-line oriented utilities. You should install a TeX shell/editor if you are a TeX novice (see Q: 2.3).
See http://www.germany.net/teilnehmer/100/122054/texwin.htm for a list of TeX shells. The most popular shell seems to be WinEdt (ShareWare, http://www.winedt.com). Emacs users may prefer AUC-TeX (http://sunsite.auc.dk/auctex/).
Yes. The official project page is http://www.miktex.org.
Yes (see Q: 3.3).
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