[tex-live] Why has initex disappeared?
dak at gnu.org
Mon Nov 14 00:31:58 CET 2005
Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> writes:
>>script that just says that initex has disappeared in favor of "tex
>> -ini". And it has been said
>>| Even though initex has 8 index references in The TeXbook?! I can
>>| imagine Knuth kicking up a fuss when he finds out....
> what would Don think if:
> - we drop dvi in favor of pdf
> - if we extend tex to do this or that
> - if we change the way binaries are organizes (no initex)
> - if we adapt computer modern fonts
> - if ...
The whole initex stuff is marked as system dependent, and thus fair
game, anyway IIRC.
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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