[OS X TeX] Feedback
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Thu Jun 3 16:23:48 CEST 2004
> Hi Gerben,
> Am 03.06.2004 um 13:31 schrieb Gerben Wierda:
>> could use some honest & friendly feedback, I think ;-) so that people
>> an idea what it is.
> How about changing the description on VersionTracker? It's a bit
> general, isn't it? How about
> "TeX installer and much more"
> instead of
> "Internet-based installer program"
It is a generic installer. The fact that people sometimes think (and
write) that it is TeX specific is for me a nice thing to read. It means
that for a generic installer, it can be experienced as something pretty
> for the quick description.
> And how about something like
> "With this internet-based installer you can install a Unix based TeX
> system on your Mac. Furthermore it can install many other great
> packages, like GhostScript, ImageMagick or PfaEdit which aren't just
> great for a TeX system.
> i-Installer started out as a pure TeX-installer but has now evolved
> into much more."
This is not true. i-Installer started out as a general installer.
> instead of the very dry and general description? That way, people
> would more easily recognize i-Installer for what it is. I think I'd
> have skipped i-Installer's entry on VT hadn't I known what it is
> because I'd have thought it's something like InstallAnywhere or VISE
> Installer, i.e. something for developers and not something for end
Well, it is on Versiontracker for developers. There are enough pointers
for people wanting to install TeX.
There could however be an entry on versiontracker for gwTeX...
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