[XeTeX] Personal opinion to mactex2009

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Jul 15 13:55:26 CEST 2009

On Jul 14, 2009, at 12:15 PM, YANG weiwei wrote:

> I have installed the pretest release of Mactex2009, and just found  
> that TeXworks were shipped together, I just tried it and compare it  
> with TeXShop.
> In my opinion, TeXworks is not so perfect to be part of mactex2009,  
> It may be incluede in the mactex extras, but should not be included  
> in mactex. TeXworks is naive, Although it  may provides a good  
> experience on other platform, it is not as good as TeXShop on Mac.  
> It still haves a long way to go to compete with TeXShop.
> Does anyone else think so?

I expressed similar concerns back when it was first announced (I  
wanted a direct port of TeXShop using gnustep).

That said, as an _option_ for people who want to be on the cutting  
edge or wish to be cross-platform compatible, I can certainly  
understand the attraction.

TeXShop is still the default, right?


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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