[OS X TeX] Re: Announce: Excalibur Open Source

Josep M. Font jmfont at inicia.es
Thu Jan 11 16:04:58 EST 2007

El 10/01/2007, a las 16:06, John B. Thoo escribió:

> 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.
>> https://sourceforge.net/projects/excalibur
>> 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.
>> Rick
> 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.

I second all this. I've been using Excalibur for years.

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