[texhax] Change of Class name
Philip G. Ratcliffe
philipratcliffe at tiscali.it
Mon Feb 20 09:45:48 CET 2006
> On Mon, 20 Feb 2006 Philip G.Ratcliffe wrote :
> > > As you are aware there are two LaTeX classes for typesetting
> > > examination papers. One is in the directory exam and the other
> > > in examdesign. Both have the same class name, i.e., exam. This
> > > is causing problem in installation and using. Kindly mediate
> > > and change the name of the exam.cls in examdesign as
> > > exammcq.cls or mcqexam.cls as it is better handling the
> > > Multiple Choice Questions or exam2.cls.
> >Or how about simply examdesign.cls?
> > Oops! It has more than 8 characters. So examdes.cls may be better!
Well, there are any number of class and style files with more than 8
characters - modern OS's can indeed handle that.
> > > > The present nominclature of exam.cls by both the writers is
> > > creating problem. In ProTeXt after installing the examdesign
> > > exam.cls it is going to install the exam.cls in exam package.
> >I have to second this as I wasted more than a little time once trying to
> >figure out why the examdesign package didn't work. I think I may even
> >made a similar request myself too.
> > Appears more pressure is needed to change the name.
Maybe a direct request to the CTAN maintainers.
Cheers, Phil Ratcliffe
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