[OS X TeX] Skim badware?

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sun Feb 7 19:31:16 CET 2016

On , at 2016 Feb 7,12:42 PM, jfbu wrote:

> Le 7 févr. 2016 à 18:27, Alain Schremmer <schremmer.alain at gmail.com> a écrit :
>> uBlock Origin has prevented the following page from loading:
>> http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/
>> Because of the following filter
>> ||sourceforge.net^$document
>> Found in: uBlock filters – Badware risks
> is this to mean that uBlock generally considers sourceforge as bad,
> or only http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/ ?
> AdBlock on this page signals as filter-able elements only these elements:
> http://sflogo.sourceforge.net/sflogo.php?group_id=192583&type=12
> http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/images/UpdatesBySparkle.png
> http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/images/skim.ico
> http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/images/skimIcon.png
> http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/styles.css
> http://sourceforge.net/sflogo.php?group_id=192583&type=12
> all of whom being images apart from the css stylesheet.
> I am using Skim on a daily basis and have no reason to suspect malware, I mean no reason to suspect it anymore than anything else.

I never even implied that Skim was malware. As I said, I know a number of people on this list use it.

All I wanted to know is how can my students download it safely.


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