Off list: Re: [OS X TeX] status of Spotlight indexing of .tex files?
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Dec 21 10:30:40 EST 2005
On Dec 21, 2005, at 9:02 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>> Understand that while Spotlight doesn't index all text files that
>>> might be a blessing.
> I don't like anyone to do things for my own good. If not the next
> thing, then the next one is sure to be "trusted computing", what
> Stallman calls "treacherous computing". I don't want to rislk
> getting off topic but I think that it is a real danger, one that
> everyone ought at least to be aware of (I wasn't until recently)
> and one more than likely to occur sooner than later.
> Aside from its "style"—which can be annoying, I think that the
> following is a must reading
> Frightened regards
I was referring to the performance hit all the indexing would take
rather than what any individual might find informative. Also, there
is such a thing as information overload; although that threshold
varies from individual to individual.
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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