[texworks] SCRIPTING: Getting Take Aways (sending out) - TW.system() and \write18
Paul A Norman
paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 12:30:12 CEST 2011
On 4 August 2011 06:10, Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've looked over
> and have a few minor remarks:
Thanks for the feedback Stefan, as always valuable.
Haven't got time to absorb all the detail in your comments just right
now, but on the following point for some reason I had in the back of
my mind as I wrote the introduction area, that there was going to be
something appropriate actually written directly into the preferences
dialogue box in TeXworks?
> -) It's a nice overview
> -) I would add something about the dangers of allowing execution of
> system commands, that it shouldn't be done lightly, and that script
> authors should inform the users about the risks (and benefits) involved.
> Only if they do that security measures can really work (otherwise, the
> click on "run system command" is just one more click that everybody
> carries out to get the script XY to work).
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