[OS X TeX] The metadata is in the log file

Will Robertson will at guerilla.net.au
Tue Sep 14 09:43:11 CEST 2004

On 14 Sep 2004, at 5:06 PM, Jérôme Laurens wrote:

> Le 14 sept. 04, à 06:03, Will Robertson a écrit :
>> On 14 Sep 2004, at 6:26 AM, Joachim Kock wrote:
>>> The slogan is that the metadata is in the log file!
>> An implied root file. Very elegant!
> Finally, this trick seems extremely elegant as an hint when no other 
> information is available.
> The question is now how does it cost to implement that?

Well, as Joachim said: "This is instantaneous in most cases,
and takes a fraction of a second in more complicated situations."

But you are probably right - it is not quite robust enough to serve as 
an exclusive solution.

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