Texmaker in Main Please.

Micah Cowan micah at cowan.name
Fri Nov 3 23:18:47 GMT 2006

On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 13:13 -0700, Joseph Smidt wrote:
> On 11/3/06, Constantine Evans <constantine at evanslabs.org> wrote:
>         At least in my experience, every TeX/LaTeX user I have met has
>         had a
>         particular choice of text editor, be it vim, emacs, or cat - >
>         file. Are
>         there really many users who understand LaTeX and don't have a
>         chosen
>         text editor?
>  I am a college student and personally know several people who are new
> to both Linux and LaTeX and are required to learn both.  I really
> think it would be easier for them to use Texmaker, since they don't
> know how to use emacs or vim initially.  I just think it would be nice
> to have one officially supported GUI LaTeX editor which can work for
> everyone, even those new to Linux.  

None of this really indicats that Texmaker should be in universe...

> Secondly, you do support auctex.  I doubt an overwhelmingly high
> number of Ubuntu users use auctex.  Why support a LaTeX editor which
> only appeals to emacs users when you could support one that can work
> for everyone? 

AUCTeX is not an editor. It's a set of modules for Emacs.

Micah J. Cowan
Programmer, musician, typesetting enthusiast, gamer...

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