[tex-live] texworks in TL 2010

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Nov 16 10:04:29 CET 2010

T T wrote:
> On 13 November 2010 18:14, Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> wrote:
>> On 2010-11-13 03:40, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>>> Second, it seems to me you are doing a disservice to your students if
>>> you think it's a big problem for them to configure an application to
>>> their needs ---almost every application in every platform has a
>>> ``Preferences'' or ``Options'' menu for that purpose ---you know
>>> DEK's words: ``Computers are good at following instructions, but not
>>> at reading your mind'' (p. 9).
>> I do not agree, as mentioned elsewhere, new users have no idea what these
>> things are.
>> I really like TL especially the net installer, there is nothing to think
>> about, press next and then install and wait until it finishes. Job done.
>> Just one little thing extra, and we would have a killer app set for new
>> users.
> I'm not sure if you've seen the reply from Stefan on the texworks
> mailing list, but the development branch of TW already defaults to
> pdflatex and this will eventually propagate to TL.
> Cheers,
> Tomek

I know, my point is just at it seems we are shipping the same TW as last 
year, so this issue has been known for quite some time.



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