[OS X TeX] LaTeX on iPad redux
loki at uchicago.edu
Fri Apr 2 15:22:06 EDT 2010
I started a thread with this title (or equivalent) some weeks ago. It
became evident that while the iPad might not be an ideal machine for
creating content, it might nonetheless be of interest to consider
porting LaTeX to it.
Another poster, much more alert to the possibilities than I, wondered
if an iPad might not be a very smart remote terminal.
It appears that such a program is about ready to be launched:
I have no connection with this program and have no idea how well it
works if at all, but the notion of being able to run e.g. Mathematica
on my home machine and see the results wherever I am makes the iPad a
far more compelling purchase. If this program (Wormhole) works as
advertised, there is no need to port LaTeX (or much else) to the iPad;
one merely runs the OS X application off your usual machine and sees
the results locally. At present this program works only for WiFi, but
the developer seems to be working on the 3G version.
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