[OS X TeX] OT: Autotrace

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Mon Apr 9 12:18:37 EDT 2007

Le 14 mars 07 à 03:16, Enrico Franconi a écrit :

> On 14 Mar 2007, at 10:58, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> Le 14 mars 07 à 00:31, Enrico Franconi a écrit :
>>> I did install hassle-free autotrace and potrace using MacPorts  
>>> and its GUI PortAuthority.
>> - I haven't accepted the move of PortAuthority from freeware  
>> during development to shareware when development was completed,  
>> without prior notice. When the first shareware Aqua version was  
>> released, there was still the excuse of the availability of a  
>> freeware X11 version. Now the X11 version seems to be gone, which  
>> makes PortAuthority pure shareware. It's not the matter of the  
>> amount of money involved (the price of PortAuthority isn't big),  
>> it's a matter of principle.
> PortAuthority is a project which is *not* endorsed by MacPorts  
> (this is clearly stated when you install MacPorts). I agree with  
> you that this is not the ideal situation, given also that it is a  
> very poorly written software, and the X11 version disappeared. I  
> paid the fee, since it is still quite a useful GUI support.

He's done it again !



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