[OS X TeX] Re: Announce: Excalibur Open Source
John B. Thoo
jthoo at yccd.edu
Wed Jan 10 10:06:06 EST 2007
On Jan 8, 2007, at 5:00 PM, TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List Digest #1968
"Rick Zaccone" <zaccone at bucknell.edu>wrote:
> I thought that people in this list would be interested to know that
> Excalibur is now an open source project.
> Excalibur is a LaTeX aware spelling checker that I began developing
> in the early 1990s. I worked on it actively for many years and the
> last update was in 2003. Recent health problems and other issues
> have severely limited the amount of time that I can devote to this
> project. Rather than just let the project fade into obscurity, I am
> hoping that there are others who would like to keep it current.
> Please contact me with any questions.
Hi, Rick. I don't know how to program, so I can't help with this
open source project. However, I want you to know that I use
Excalibur often (currently in Mac OS X 10.4.8 on a 12" PB G4). So,
*thank you* for a very fine product all these years. And I hope that
someone or some folks will continue this very fine work. Thank you
for not letting it fade into obscurity. Take care of your health.
With best wishes,
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