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LatexModePluginAppraisal: Page for your opinions about LatexModePlugin. For development discussions and Support see LatexModePluginDev.

Feedback Quality (1 poor ... 5 excellent) Install
By Idea Design Impl. Docs Exam
Qty. Chgd
JosMaccabiani 5 3 5 5 5 5 1 no no Update after reinstall (of latest version). This is still one of the best plugins around!
DickFurnas 5 5 4 4 4 2 1 yes no Install on Mac OS X Tiger. In Plugin code had to edit $PATHTO* variables. Had to fix $pathSep. Had to fix $cmd for convert: -trim -> -trim +repage Had to edit explicit path to gs in ImageMagic's lib/.../config/delegates.xml for convert to work within TWiki.
JensNeuhalfen 5 3 3 4 4 4 2 no no If I just knew how include amstec in my renderings frown
CrawfordCurrie 4 5 2 5 5 5 2 no no Implementation is fine, but over-use of global variables (and 'my' overrides of the same name) makes me very nervous on mod_perl installs.
StephanMatthiesen 5 5 3 5 5 4 1 no no Installation of the module itself was easy, but getting Latex to cooperate was difficult (see LatexModePluginNotLikedByLatex). However, that is not really the fault of the plugin, but just generally the intricacies of running external programmes in a webserver, getting the permissions and security issues right.

Statistics Quality (1 poor ... 5 excellent) Install
Number of Feedbacks Idea Design Implem. Docs Examples Cleanliness Quantity Changed Plugin Changed TWiki
5 4.8 4.2 3.4 4.6 4.6 4.0 7 1 0

IdeaQuality: Never mind the implementation, how good is the basic idea?
DesignQuality: How well designed is the extension from a user perspective?
DocumentationQuality: How good is the documentation?
ExampleUsefulness: How good are the examples? Did they help you understand the extension?
InstallationCleanliness: Was the installation easy? Was there an installer script? Was it easy to resolve dependencies?
ImplementationQuality: If you are not a programmer, you will probably want to set this as 'Not rated'. Programmers, please review the code before marking this!
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Topic revision: r8 - 2007-05-18 - JosMaccabiani
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