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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] [PATCH] When using SyncTeX with Evince, do not switch

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] [PATCH] When using SyncTeX with Evince, do not switch focus after syncing.
Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2017 10:17:24 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Colin Baxter <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> "Tassilo" == Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:
>     Tassilo> Mosè Giordano <address@hidden> writes: Hi!
>     >>> Do you all agree to make this an option? If so, I can update the
>     >>> patch to accommodate that.
>     >> 
>     >> I'm not still convinced that the patch you propose is a good
>     >> idea.  Why should people run "View" command to *not* view the
>     >> document?
>     Tassilo> I know what Hong's referring to.  You want to view the
>     Tassilo> document in Evince but keep editing in emacs, thus the
>     Tassilo> input focus should stick there.
> To me, and assuming I have not totally misunderstood the proposal,
> there seems to be a philosophical issue here. If you were to write a
> program, you wouldn't expect to view the output of the compilation as
> you enter the code. You might look at an initial output but then you
> would concentrate on the code before compiling again - you surely
> wouldn't do both simultaneously. TeX/LaTeX is also code, so why would
> not the same expectation apply? I apologise if I have misunderstood.

Well, your philosophy did not manage to prevent preview-latex.

David Kastrup

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