New Mac OS X TeXworks builds

As many readers will know, the TeXworks project aims to provide a cross-platform TeX editor. A key requirement for that is that end-users can get a working version of the code. On Windows, that’s not too bad as the main developers provide pre-build binaries with reasonable frequency. On Linux, there are a number of pre-built versions available for different distros, and building from the source tends to be a case of following a recipe. That leaves Mac OS X, where life has been awkward for a while. Luckily, after a period where not much happened there are now some experienced people looking at this. Charlie Sharpsteen seems to be getting on well with sorting out the issues, and has just posted builds for Snow Leopard and for Leopard for the current development code. For me, these look good, so we’re hopefully in a position where TeXworks on the Mac continues to grow.

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