[OS X TeX] New Editor.
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Sat May 2 04:19:47 CEST 2009
On May 1, 2009, at 6:55 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
> On May 1, 2009, at 11:45 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> I've just run across a new editor that is in beta at this time that
>> may have some interesting features for some folks (e.g., a side
>> panel with a document outline). Go to <http://deliciouscode.com/>
>> for more information. Oh... it seems to need OS X 10.5.x and is
> Given that the site is a .com, I would assume that TeXWriter will
> eventually become proprietary. Given that it is soliciting bug
> reports etc, it reminds me of the GraceNote incident a few years ago.
So what? Soliciting bug reports is beneficial for users and for the
developer, providing the developer acts on them. I submit bug reports
and feature requests to commercial software developers regularly, if
they provide a mechanism for it and have demonstrated that it's worth
my time. Apple is seldom responsive, but visualdatatools.com, wavemetrics.com
, and stone.com are great examples of well-supported commercial
In a quick trial this morning, TeXWriter appears to have some neat
features. I loaded a master .tex file into it, and it appeared to
find all the included files and construct an outline view of the
document. Errors are also displayed per-file in an outline, which I
think is a great idea. It'll be interesting to see how it develops.
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