[OS X TeX] Collaborating on LaTeX documents
Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD
joseph.slater at wright.edu
Sat Mar 21 17:01:49 CET 2009
On Mar 21, 2009, at 10:10 AM, David B. Thompson, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE,
> On Mar 21, 2009, at 05:43 , Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD wrote:
>>> What are y'all doing when working as a team? Are you just passing
>>> the source about? Is one person operating as a manual repository?
>>> Are there tools out there I'm not aware of?
>> I used to use cvs with 4 authors, switched to svn because
>> supposedly it's better. Here I'm just trusting smarter people than
>> me. We even got the Word guy to use LaTeX when he saw how much
>> better it would work in collaboration. You really don't need much
>> horsepower at all for your server of one project. I'm using a 400
>> MHz G4 that was my desktop machine back in... I don't remember
>> when. Pick up any old mac cheap on ebay and put in a large enough
>> hard drive if it needs it (probably doesn't).
> Just before I left the university, there was an old G4 tower that
> some other faculty member left behind and I messed with a bit. But,
> it needed to be reinitialized (he neglected to leave a userid/
> password behind) and I never got around to it. If that box is still
> there, one of my colleagues who is still at the university could
> scrounge it and we could use it as a host. It might kill multiple
> birds with a single stone because we maintain a web site as well.
All you have to do is boot with a system install disk and change the
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