[OS X TeX] LaTeX on iPad redux

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Apr 2 22:00:38 CEST 2010

On Apr 2, 2010, at 2:22 PM, David Derbes wrote:

> I started a thread with this title (or equivalent) some weeks ago. It became evident that while the iPad might not be an ideal machine for creating content, it might nonetheless be of interest to consider porting LaTeX to it.
> Another poster, much more alert to the possibilities than I, wondered if an iPad might not be a very smart remote terminal.
> It appears that such a program is about ready to be launched:
> http://appstore.gearlive.com/apptapper/article/q110-wormhole-remote-ipad-review/
> I have no connection with this program and have no idea how well it works if at all, but the notion of being able to run e.g. Mathematica on my home machine and see the results wherever I am makes the iPad a far more compelling purchase. If this program (Wormhole) works as advertised, there is no need to port LaTeX (or much else) to the iPad; one merely runs the OS X application off your usual machine and sees the results locally. At present this program works only for WiFi, but the developer seems to be working on the 3G version.
> David Derbes
> U of Chicago Laboratory Schools


It sounds interesting but I also noticed the date of the article. :-)

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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