[OS X TeX] TeXShop 2.10beta10
Adam M. Goldstein
amgoldstein at mac.com
Sun Jun 3 23:05:29 EDT 2007
On Jun 3, 2007, at 10:32 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Jun 3, 2007, at 16:41, Roberto Avanzi wrote:
>> On 4 Jun 2007, at 00:42, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:
>>> The memory leaks seem more serious than Ogrekit bugs or those
>>> having to do with which window is active (although perhaps the
>>> latter really is serious---the window is totally unusable?), as
>>> well as the crashers.
>> Apparently PDFKit is the root of all evil there -- this is
>> not surprising since as a Path Finder beta tester I can assure
>> you we had some rainy days because of PDF. Currently, only
>> Apple knows how to use it.
> Having used PDFKit, I'd say that it's actually pretty simple,
> although the Tiger version has some significant limitations,
> especially if you're working with annotations. The only crashing
> bug I know of in PDFKit, though, is related to tooltips (if you
> reuse a PDFView instance, you need to subclass it and override a
> private method), and PDFOutline's design is very broken; we worked
> around these problems in Skim. An Apple engineer posted on the
> cocoa-dev mailing list that it's been significantly rewritten and
> improved for Leopard.
>> And even then, APPLE engineers can
>> produce with apple software files that KILL PDFKit. Look at the
>> The PDF presentation linked at the bottom of the page
>> and scroll until page 22. BOOM.
> I don't have any problems viewing that PDF with Preview.app. What
> exactly goes "BOOM" for you?
OK---curiosity got the best of me---the pdf at the address above
brings down Preview, PDFView, and Skim.
I scrolled up and down rapidly by grabbing the scroll bar with the
mouse until each crashed. Skim lasted the longest, and survived
without crashing the first time around; Preview only took one or two
rapid scrolls through the whole document, as did PDFView. But then
Skim went down too.
I am sending the crash logs to Adam M.
Dr. Adam M. Goldstein
amgoldstein <at> mac <dot> com
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