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Re: TeXlive 2008 in Fedora 11?

Le Ven 30 janvier 2009 12:01, Patrice Dumas a écrit :
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 07:52:36AM +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> Though eventually it will come to that if there is no resolution of
>> TEX
>> problems. We can't carry for years in multiple releases packages
>> with
>> known problems just because they were not identified before and now
>> there is a lack of people working to solve them. TEX users need to
>> worry
>> about keeping our TEX packaging into shape IMHO, they should not
>> rely on
>> inertia forever.
> You make it look like TeX packaging is bad. It's not the case. The TeX
> packaging is consistent with FHS and with upstream organization. We
> can do better at integrating, for the fonts for instance. But this
> doesn't render the TeX packaging bad or not acceptable. I can't see
> the 'known problems' of the current TeX packaging. If you refer
> to TeX fonts not being available for other packages, sure this is a
> shortcoming, but not a problem.

Well, if you handwave packaging guidelines conformance away, and legal
checks away, sure there are no problems and all is fine.

This is still normal maintenance work that needs to be done by someone
and can not be postponed indefinitely.

Nicolas Mailhot

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