[texhax] What program can I use to edit TeX files?

David Crosswell davidcrosswell at internode.on.net
Sat Mar 23 10:36:04 CET 2013

On 23/03/13 19:11, Jerry wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Mar 2013 02:45:05 +0100
> Reinhard Kotucha articulated:
>> On 2013-03-22 at 07:24:24 -0400, Jerry wrote:
>>  > On Fri, 22 Mar 2013 02:05:06 +0100
>>  > Reinhard Kotucha articulated:
>>  > 
>>  > > BTW, it's strange to see that if someone doesn't mention the OS
>>  > > he's using, everybody assumes that it's Windows.  And even after
>>  > > you mentioned MacTeX, people suggested to install Windows
>>  > > binaries.  Sigh!  When will Windows users grok that they are not
>>  > > alone in the universe?
>>  > 
>>  > No, not alone, but they do occupy 90% of it therefore assuming a
>>  > Win/32/64 environment is going to be right the majority of the
>>  > time.
>> Don't know where your "90%" comes from.
>> At our local TeX meeting in Hannover there are abt. 10 attendees.
>> Only one of them is using Windows, one is using OS X, everybody else
>> is using Linux.
>> Sorry, I'm not religious.  I only believe in what I can see.  And I
>> see that only 10% of the TeX users are using Windows.
> You are using the statistics for a single program. I was referring to
> the fact that 90% of all PC users, use Windows as their primary
> environment.
I'm not religious either, and I suppose Windows does tend to force one
to be adaptable.
Somewhat like living in the intertidal zone of the shores of Orion and
every bit as inhospitable.
In fact, up until now, I hadn't really considered it in the light of
being an operating system.
Interesting perception!
Somewhat like that of the outsider art school of thought.

Never mind!
We'll use your share of Linux and the BSDs, for you.
Kind regards,


"Res publica non dominetur."

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