[OS X TeX] Hevea
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Sun Feb 20 14:09:33 CET 2005
Actually, I will be investigating this. It will probably be easy for me
to add hevea as a sub-package to the TeX i-Package. Maybe I'll first
wait for people's opinion on Hevea. Is it reallly good? As good as
On 18 Feb 2005, at 16:27, Alan Munn wrote:
> At 7:17 PM -0700 2/17/05, Dr.John R.Vokey wrote:
>> What box? There is no OS X binary! If ``out of the box'' means,
>> once you create the make file and do all that finicky unix stuff, and
>> finally get a binary in the right directory, then figure out the
>> cmd-line call, then ``it works''; well, that is hardly ``out of the
>> box'', IMHO.
>> On 17-Feb-05, at 6:00 PM, TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List wrote:
>>> I have had much better results than either of these two packages with
>>> hevea http://pauillac.inria.fr/~maranget/hevea/ which works well
>>> straight out of the box.
> I hesitate to respond to this, having just joined the list, and not
> wanting to begin a flame war. I guess I didn't quite realise that
> 'out of the box' might not always be interpreted in a relative way as
> I used it. So yes, hevea is not a Cocoa application, but it does work
> well in that I can produce a LaTeX document and with a single command
> create pretty reasonable HTML. Also, my suggestion was made in the
> context of two other non-GUI apps (latex2html and tex4ht).
> Since installing a package like hevea is not much different than
> installing a LaTeX package from CTAN, I assumed that people on this
> list would not object to the suggestion. In particular, (as another
> poster noted) there is an OS X binary download and the 'finicky unix'
> stuff is simply two copy commands.
> Anyway, sorry if I misled anyone.
> Alan Munn
> amunn at msu.edu
> Department of Linguistics
> amunn at acm.org
> and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages Fax.
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