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

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

William,

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.

Dick