Textext was initially based on InkLaTeX written by Toru Araki.

It has been rewritten by Pauli Virtanen <> in 2006 and maintained until 2009.

It has been heavily extended by Pit Garbe <> in 2014.

Since 2014 it is maintained and developed by Sergei Izmailov <> and Jan Winkler <>.

The following people also contributed to TexText, either by contributions to the source code or by suggestions in discussions that went into the development of the project.