ePiX package missing
P.Taylor at Hellenic-Institute.Uk
Thu Jun 11 18:16:07 CEST 2020
On 11/06/2020 17:10, Jim Diamond wrote:
> Is it not the case that M$ now provides bash as some available package?
> I was thinking the new Chief Factotum at M$ was more open to embracing
> Linux than Bill G and this guy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMrhoOHNOrI
It is (as I learned from David Carlisle earlier today) included in the
"wsl" /feature/ (not package) which can be optionally added to Windows
10 and Windows Server 2019 (and possibly to earlier server versions,
but I have only Server 2019 DCE). "wsl" is not, as I originally
thought, "Windows Scripting Language" but rather "Windows sub-system
> Whether the majority would want to or not is not as certain. I would
> expect the average M$ user would not want to, but then again, the
> average M$ user has never heard of TeX. So once you narrow down to M$
> users who use TeX, you have narrowed down to quite a different group
> of people. In my limited experience, anyway.
I am a fairly average Microsoft user who has known of (and used) TeX
since the mid-1980s. I have also heard of Linux and the "Bourne-again
shell" 'bash', but would not personally wish to install either.
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