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