[OS X TeX] New Macros, new Engines, new TeXShop versions, and all that
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Feb 21 19:46:20 CET 2010
On Feb 21, 2010, at 12:23 PM, David Messerschmitt wrote:
>> There is an adage attributed to Einstein who was once asked what would would be the essence of a good theory. Einstein's answer: "Make it simple, but not simpler".
>> David's suggestion is certainly too complicated.
> Perhaps you can find a simpler way to satisfy my "design principle", but I think the tradeoff of putting slightly more burden on the power user (if necessary) in order to make things transparent for the lazy user is the the correct design philosophy. Unless, of course, TexShop is intended exclusively for power users.
> David Messerschmitt
I think TeXShop is very popular with starting users. I claim that the behavior Dick Koch suggested is exactly the simplest thing! If you WANT the changes you have to actively get them. If you are happy with the way things are you just go on and it is just the way you want it.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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