texwork (was Re: [OS X TeX] synctex)

Richard Koch koch at math.uoregon.edu
Fri Jul 11 12:50:30 EDT 2008


On Jul 11, 2008, at 8:28 AM, William Adams wrote:

> \begin{historicnitpicking}
> To be fair, I think it'd be nice to mention that TeXshop in turn was  
> inspired by TeXview.app on NeXTstep....
> \end{historicnitpicking}

Thanks for adding this historical note, which is correct. It may  
matter only to those few of us who had NeXT machines.

> Actually, have you considered just taking TeXshop and making it  
> compile w/ GNUstep? That'd get one running on Windows and Linux and  
> Mac OS X would ``just work''.

I think that would be a nightmare; you'd get a program which "sorta,  
kinda worked." When you see what Jonathan has actually produced,  
you'll be amazed.


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