[OS X TeX] White vs. Transparent?

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Wed Apr 5 18:46:24 EDT 2006

On 4/5/06, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

> Howdy,
> And how many folks out there will think that running Windowze on a
> Mac will be safer than on another machine? I wonder how many folks
> are going to get blown away by this. Not that there aren't legitimate
> reasons to have to do this: my brother-in-law runs some custom
> software for his work and that will only run under Windows.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)

It is true that there are legitimate reasons to run Windows: say there
is much more
and much cheaper Canadian Tax s/w for Windows. However unless performance is an
issue I prefer to use VPC (which AFAIK at this moment does not work
for IntelMacs)
since it allows to switch instantly to MacOSX if needed.

Security is a real issue: I would be very unhappy if something running
under Windows
(virus, trojan, M$ application) corrupted MacOSX partition. I know it
happens with the
double-boot Windows/Linux. So far I failed to find any mention about
BootCamp placing
Windoze in the sandbox

PS What happened to our old slogan "Intel inside, idiot outside?" :-)
Are there any appropriate modifications?
Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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