[tex-live] teTeX: no next release
Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed May 31 10:15:25 CEST 2006
> it looks like TeX Live does not use "pristine" upstream sources,
> Where do you get that idea?
maybe he's concerned that you don't take updates that authors haven't
> I don't make changes to what was released
> to CTAN (or wherever the original source is, unfortunately not
> everything is on CTAN, despite our continuing efforts).
> It is true that we do run the ins's and otherwise rearrange packages
> from CTAN as needed so that they are actually usable, i.e., in the
> standard directory locations. However, we don't modify the contents.
> Of course it would be nice if what was on CTAN was all perfectly
> arranged and configurable and could be downloaded and used without
> any changes whatsoever. That is not the reality. It's been talked
> about for a lot of years.
it would be nice if authors could even manage to produce packages that
had some standard installation interface.
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