[OS X TeX] TeXpad (LaTeX iPad editor app) dev's blog post on Mac OS X appstore sandboxing

Chris Goedde cgg.lists at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 19:52:21 CEST 2012

On Apr 4, 2012, at 12:36 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Howdy,
> 1)have you looked at the size of TeX Live? We're talking >2.5GB.
> 2)there would be no way to update the TeX Live distribution unless TeXShop, etc. (each app that used TeX would have to include the distribution!), unless one updated TeXShop, etc. No more TeX Live Utility or tlmgr.

1. Xcode is a 3.5 GB download. Anyway, you don't necessarily need all of TeX Live.

2. Obviously, all updates to an app store LaTeX/TeXShop/etc. would happen through the app store.

3. Clearly an app store LaTeX would not satisfy all the needs/requirement/preferences/whims of current LaTeX users.


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