[okfn-discuss] co-ment, LaTeX, LyX on Mac OS X (was: Mendely …)

grahamperrin G.J.Perrin at bton.ac.uk
Sun Dec 6 21:34:34 GMT 2009

Philippe Aigrain wrote:
> Does not fit your imemdiate needs of annotating PDF, but in our new
> version of the co-ment annotation system, we took a strong orientation of
> using simple structured text formats such as markdown. For PDFs 
> containing text, it is relatively easy to go PDF to markdown. Of course
> for PDF containing images of texts, this is another story.
> See www.co-ment.net for existing co-ment
> www.co-ment.org for future version
Thanks — UI and features of of co-ment are very impressive!

(Misty memories of D3E … <http://d3e.sourceforge.net/d3e-screens.html>)

> Main lesson: authors should publish (p)reprints in latex or other
> structured text formats rather than as PDF.

I'm toying with LyX <http://www.lyx.org/>. For use on Mac OS X, is LyX an
ideal starting point? Any other apps particularly good for LaTeX on Mac?
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