[OS X TeX] TeXpad (LaTeX iPad editor app) dev's blog post on Mac OS X appstore sandboxing
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 13:25:23 EDT 2012
On Apr 4, 2012, at 1:19 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Apr 4, 2012, at 12:14 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> On Apr 4, 2012, at 1:02 PM, Richard Koch wrote:
>>> But the post itself should interest TeX folks. TeXpad has many
>>> fans, and it
>>> would be a shame to lose it. Sandboxing is also the reason that
>>> TeXShop has never been
>>> submitted to the app store.
>> Indeed, if "at some point OS X will only run App Store approved
>> software", where does that leave us? With versions ≤ 9 or Ubuntu?
>> Can we get a petition to Apple? (These days, petitions seem to have
>> begun to have results---even with Apple.)
> I know we have Dick Koch as an advocate for TeX on Mac with Apple as
> well as others. I think Apple doesn't want to lose us as users---
> even if our numbers are fairly small.
It seems to me that for Koch to have a petition to present to Apple
could only help his (our) case.
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