[OS X TeX] Poll: is TeXniscope still useful to you? why?

Massimiliano Gubinelli m.gubinelli at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 11:47:41 CET 2009

Hi all, 
  since some time I've discontinued the development of TeXniscope.app
(a simple DVI/PDF viewer). Mayor reason is that the move to TeXLive as 
"official" Mac TeX distribution have broken the embedded instance of 
Other reason is that I've stopped to fight TeX user-unfriendlyness and 
started to hack TeXmacs (www.texmacs.org) to run natively on MacOSX. 
However from time to time I continue to receive mails from users which 
ask me to fix TeXniscope. 
Since my time is limited I would like to know if the effort will be of 
some value for a reasonable number of people, otherwise I will 
discontinue to support TeXniscope (as far as I understand it is now somewhat
obsoleted by Skim, but I do not use it so I cannot judge). So I would like 
to know how many of you still use TeXniscope (or would like to do so) on
10.5 and why (so that I can concentrate my efforts on the features 
that make it preferable to other viewers).

Of course if somebody want to take care of the program I happily
can pass over the maintenance and development.


Massimiliano Gubinelli

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