[OS X TeX] Should I install X11 ?

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Fri Jun 23 14:47:32 EDT 2006

>>>>> Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> (PD) wrote:

>PD> Am 23.06.2006 um 11:53 schrieb Franck Pastor:

>PD> For me there is one reason (to be correct: two, i.e. two  different
>PD> versions) to install X11: GNU Emacs. There is no better TeX  editor
>>>>> around.
>>>> Why do you prefer the X11 version of Emacs rather than the native
>>>> version?
>>> There is also an Aqua version, which seems to be quite nice :  Aquamacs.
>>> Comes with AucTeX.

>PD> The version that was available until recently was very unstable. The  new
>PD> beta from two weeks ago might be better. Adrian Robert described  a few
>PD> improvements. I had worked last year with the GNU Emacs 20.7  based version
>PD> a long time and was very content with it. It was fast  and easy to handle,
>PD> that I almost forgot about the X11 version. But  it could not have AUCTeX
>PD> ...

I have been using Carbon Emacs for a couple of years now, and except for a
few months it has always been quite stable. I use emacs for almost
everything (except WWW browsing).

Aquamacs is just a repackaging of carbon Emacs with some Mac-like
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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