[OS X TeX] newcomer: TexTures info

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Jan 27 11:06:46 CET 2007


On Jan 27, 2007, at 07:30, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:

> On Sat, 27 Jan 2007, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>
>> 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.

Better yet: convince the author to bring the style files to CTAN.  
This may depend on the license used for the file, but if it is open,  
then by all means, use CTAN for what it is supposed to do.

Maarten

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