[OS X TeX] pushdown automata?

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Thu Jan 22 03:21:06 EST 2009

On Wed, 21 Jan 2009, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> On Jan 21, 2009, at 1:46 PM, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Mon, 19 Jan 2009, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> [...]
>>> And the winner is?
>> Without any claims for placement in the competition, here are two more 
>> options:
>> - gastex.sty
>> /usr/local$ find . -name 'gastex.sty'
>> ./texlive/2008/texmf-dist/tex/latex/gastex/gastex.sty
>> <http://www.lsv.ens-cachan.fr/~gastin/gastex/gastex.html>
>> While I have used only the plain GasTeX, there is JasTeX, which is a 
>> graphical interface for GasTeX in Java (linked from the website of GaSTeX).
> From the above site:
> "gastex does not work with pdflatex since it produces postscript code which 
> cannot be interpreted by a pdf viewer.
> Solution: Use latex and then ps2pdf.
> I don't know whether it is possible to translate my postscript code into pdf 
> code. The problem is that I'm using postscript to make some computations and 
> not only to draw the picture. I would appreciate the help of a pdf guru on 
> this."

Right, a tex file using gastex requires simpdftex. This is fine in TeXShop 
when TeX and Ghostscript is set in the Prefs > Typesetting. Using 
simpdftex in Emacs <-> Skim goes not so smoothly, with respect to 
automatic update and synctex.


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