[OS X TeX] LaTexiT

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Mon May 2 16:38:24 CEST 2005

Le 2 mai 05 à 16:13, Rene Borgella a écrit :

>     Don't know anything about this, but just saw a link to it and  
> thought some of you may be interested. Looks like LaTeX Equation  
> Editor to me.
> <http://ktd.club.fr/programmation/latexit_en.php>

Indeed the looks are pretty much the same. In the README the author  
acknowledges this:

> What is LaTeXiT ?
> LaTeXiT is a little utility designed to quickly typeset LaTeX  
> equations and drag'n drop them into other applications.
> However, it is fair to tell that is is heavily inspired from the  
> remarkable LaTeX Equation Editor by J. McKenzie Alexander. In fact,  
> I missed some features in this application, so I have decided to  
> create a new one. LaTeXiT is not based on Latex Equation Editor, it  
> is simply largely inspired of. So, do not be surprised to notice  
> similar behaviours about the way that LaTeX is silently called by  
> the program.

I don't know whether LaTeXiT uses portions of code from LaTeX  
Equation Editor. If it does, there might be licensing issues: LaTeXiT  
isn't GPL'd (nor is the source code available), whereas LaTeX  
Equation Editor acknowledges using code from Equation Service:

> Portions of the LaTeX Equation Editor include code and algorithms  
> from Doug Rowland's Equation Services (particular the portions  
> which support saving the source inside the PDF file).

which itself is GPL'd.

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