[OS X TeX] Re: OzTeX can't find BBEdit

Andrew Trevorrow andrew at trevorrow.com
Sat Apr 27 05:39:02 CEST 2002

> I can't accept the idea of rebooting my computer into an OS that I
> don't use in order to implement a work around to a problem that could
> be solved in so many other ways (even though I agree with you that
> the root problem is apple's fault,not yours).
> I really would like to experiment with OzTeX under X, but until that
> bug is fixed I guess I won't. Sorry for the strong response, but this
> sort of pushes my buttons....OSX and programs that run under X need
> to be self-contained and complete, even if some of the difficulties
> are due to Apple's mistakes.

That doesn't make much sense to me, but anyway, I hope you saw my
alternative solution that uses an extra_tools entry to call BBEdit.
Not perfect, but if you don't want to repair your desktop file(s)
then it will have to do until I start work on OzTeX 5.1.

> BTW, I bought the OzTeX 4.0 CD. What do I owe in the way of
> registration fees to become a legal, registered user of the X version?

Nothing -- the $40 you paid for the CD included the OzTeX shareware fee
which covers you for all versions (past, present and future).


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