[OS X TeX] LaTexiT
Bruno Voisin
bvoisin at mac.com
Mon May 2 10:38:24 EDT 2005
Le 2 mai 05 à 16:13, Rene Borgella a écrit :
> Don't know anything about this, but just saw a link to it and
> thought some of you may be interested. Looks like LaTeX Equation
> Editor to me.
>
> <http://ktd.club.fr/programmation/latexit_en.php>
Indeed the looks are pretty much the same. In the README the author
acknowledges this:
> What is LaTeXiT ?
>
> LaTeXiT is a little utility designed to quickly typeset LaTeX
> equations and drag'n drop them into other applications.
>
> However, it is fair to tell that is is heavily inspired from the
> remarkable LaTeX Equation Editor by J. McKenzie Alexander. In fact,
> I missed some features in this application, so I have decided to
> create a new one. LaTeXiT is not based on Latex Equation Editor, it
> is simply largely inspired of. So, do not be surprised to notice
> similar behaviours about the way that LaTeX is silently called by
> the program.
I don't know whether LaTeXiT uses portions of code from LaTeX
Equation Editor. If it does, there might be licensing issues: LaTeXiT
isn't GPL'd (nor is the source code available), whereas LaTeX
Equation Editor acknowledges using code from Equation Service:
> Portions of the LaTeX Equation Editor include code and algorithms
> from Doug Rowland's Equation Services (particular the portions
> which support saving the source inside the PDF file).
which itself is GPL'd.
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