[OS X TeX] TeXShop's %& ugly bug

Jérôme Laurens jerome.laurens at u-bourgogne.fr
Fri Sep 10 18:34:23 CEST 2004


Le 10 sept. 04, à 18:09, Michael S. Hanson a écrit :

> On Sep 10, 2004, at 11:04 AM, Jan Hülsmann wrote:
>
>> Am 10.09.2004 um 12:59 schrieb Bruno Voisin:
>>
>>> But, of course, all this would mean one step further from 
>>> cross-platform compatibility, which is a concern.
>>
>> If one copies a wrapper to another OS everything should be fine since 
>> the other OS simply shows a diretory instead.
>
> 	And what happens if one copies it back to HFS+ after editing on 
> another OS (namely, from Windows)?  How robust would this approach be 
> for cross-platform sharing (particularly among those with limited 
> technical knowledge of the workings of their file system)?  Just 
> curious.

You mean, copy back to Mac OS X?

If the frontend finds something broken, it should repair thing or at 
least simply ignore the broken part.
For the user POV, if things are broken, the frontend should just start 
from scratch with default values, switching to nothing else than the 
actual behaviour.

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