[OS X TeX] your wiki needs you?

Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD joseph.slater at wright.edu
Wed Sep 17 16:13:58 CEST 2008


On Sep 16, 2008, at 7:24 PM, cfrees at imapmail.org wrote:

> On Wed 17th Sep, 2008 at 00:09, Mark Eli Kalderon seems to have  
> written:
>
>> The page about editors <http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/wiki/index.php?title=Editors 
>> > has no mention of TextMate. That's a serious omission, I think.  
>> Just my two cents. Best, Mark
>
> It is a front end, isn't it? If not, I can move it onto the editors
> page. The question is: does it include a viewer? It was listed on the
> front ends page so I assume it does but I don't use it so don't know.

Apparently it doesn't have a viewer. I got this from looking at the  
videos on the web site.

Now, why did I have to spend the time investigating this when you  
presumably already know this? I certainly have more pressing concerns  
(heck, I lost 1/4 of my shingles to a hurricane on Sunday!)

Bottom line: users of TextMate need to be the ones who know what it is  
(I would hope), and put it in the right place. This isn't a serious  
omission to either Clea or myself because we don't use it (apparently).

I'm trying to be rather pointed because Clea is not THE maintainer of  
the wiki, nor am I! Clea has put in a lot of effort on this, well  
beyond a reasonable amount. I can't fathom it being sustained, but it  
certainly isn't reasonable to turn Clea, me or any other person into a  
personal secretary. PLEASE read the first line on each page (where I  
remembered to put it. It states that the readers need to become the  
editors. Why send an email about a problem with the wiki when you can  
simply correct it? WE DON'T KNOW EVERYTHING! Please just fix the  
problems with the wiki. Even with all the work Clea has put into it,  
the wiki is far from done.

Joe


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