[OS X TeX] newcomer: TexTures info

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Sat Jan 27 07:30:01 CET 2007


On Sat, 27 Jan 2007, Bruno Voisin wrote:

>> On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Maarten Sneep wrote:
>> 
>>> There is your problem: TeX Live, and pretty much any distribution will 
>>> only include packages that are on CTAN. If you need to go elsewhere, it 
>>> will not be included. Ever. The code might as well not exist, as far as 
>>> the TeX Live maintainers are concerned.
>> 
>> I've got this, but reacted to the see of the light of day mentioned by 
>> Bruno :)
>
> Fair enough. Actually I was only thinking of the packages that are publicly 
> available and widely released, meaning on CTAN.
>
> Personally I'm already reluctant to use LaTeX packages which are in the 
> "contrib" are of CTAN and not in the "required" area. Then files which are 
> not even on CTAN -- I just don't think of them at all.

If some of you knows something equivalent or better than avm.sty, and 
Avery Andrews' trees.sty, I would certainly find time to try.

Roussanka

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