[OS X TeX] New alpha Textures with support for graphics

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Jul 13 12:43:16 EDT 2006

Le 13 juil. 06 à 18:18, Themis Matsoukas a écrit :

> On Jul 13, 2006, at 11:54 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> Moreover, trying again to compile files, OS X Textures seems  
>> lightning fast!
> This surprises me. Why would the front-end application affect the  
> compilation time so much?

Textures is not, like TeXShop, a front end: it includes its own TeX  
engine. I don't know what's the situation with the OS X version, but  
in the Classic version the TeX engine had been written partially in  
assembly language, for speed. See <http://www.tug.org/TUGboat/ 

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