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Name: GNU TeXmacs


GNU TeXmacs is a free wysiwyw (what you see is what you want) editing platform with special features for scientists. It is especially enjoyable to edit mathematical formulas within TeXmacs.

I, a college student, find it really helpful when writing experiment reports. And I have not found any other comparable solution.

License: GPL 3

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Vote up for this. TeXmacs is pretty good TeX editor.

hersh added a subscriber: hersh.Jul 14 2017, 9:15 AM

+1 for TeXMacs

DataDrake triaged this task as Normal priority.Aug 20 2017, 10:13 PM
DataDrake moved this task from Backlog to Accepted For Inclusion on the Package Requests board.
Justin claimed this task.Aug 25 2017, 12:52 AM
Justin added a subscriber: Justin.

Requires an older version of guile (1.8) that we don't have. I have tried using the --enable-guile2 configure option but that doesn't work. This will need a separate guile1.8 package so forwarding to Ikey for confirmation.

Justin reassigned this task from Justin to ikey.Sep 12 2017, 12:02 AM
Justin raised the priority of this task from Normal to High.
Justin lowered the priority of this task from High to Normal.Sep 24 2017, 5:48 AM
JoshStrobl closed this task as Wontfix.Jun 25 2018, 8:08 PM
JoshStrobl removed ikey as the assignee of this task.
JoshStrobl added a project: Needs Maintainer.
JoshStrobl added subscribers: ikey, JoshStrobl.

This has sat in accepted for inclusion for almost a year. Clearly, there is a lack of demand for the inclusion of this software, nobody has stepped up to provide a completed patch, communicate issues, maintain it, and properly integrate it. Closing as a result. Feel free to reopen but only when someone offers a patch via our proper patch submission methods and volunteers to be maintainer.

DataDrake changed the task status from Wontfix to Frozen.Feb 21 2022, 6:30 AM