[texworks] The future of TeXworks + how you can help

Lukas Klausner klausner.lukas at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 11:32:55 CET 2012


I'm only a lurker, but I felt this might be the right time to say that
I greatly appreciate the great work you're doing. :) Thanks!


On 12 March 2012 10:09, Stefan Löffler <stefan.loeffler at tuwien.ac.at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> after Paul's recent mails regarding the future (and funding), I thought
> it would be a good idea to make the development process and envisaged
> future for TeXworks more transparent. To that end, I've created a
> roadmap on the wiki (http://code.google.com/p/texworks/wiki/Roadmap)
> that documents the targets plan for the next couple of stable releases.
> It does not give an exhaustive list and is only a tentative one, but it
> should hopefully give an impression what we are planning to do, and when
> you can expect to see it.
> Another point that was raised was the low number of (C++) programmers
> currently involved in the project. Funded or not (this is still
> debated), I think that in order to attract new coders, we should offer
> some well-defined projects so prospective programmers get an idea what
> is in the queue and get some pointers where to start. I've put up such a
> list of ideas on the wiki, too
> (http://code.google.com/p/texworks/wiki/IdeasAndProjects). So if you
> have some knowledge of/experience with C++ and want to get involved (or
> know someone else who might be interested), that is a good place to
> start. [1] Please spread the word.
> Cheers,
> Stefan
> [1] Another good place is the issue tracker, of course. Since we are in
> the middle of some rather large restructuring of the code base, however,
> working on the projects outlined in the wiki is probably the better
> alternative as they are designed to fit into the restructuring process
> (and will solve many outstanding issues on-the-fly).

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