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Wed Sep 11 23:12:33 CEST 2013
Alan Litchfield <alan at alphabyte.co.nz> wrote:
>On 11/09/13 11:20 PM, Shawn Wilson wrote:
>> Apparently we don't have a mac.info archive for this list (maybe that
>> should be done)
>You may not have found the MacTeX mailing list at
>http://www.tug.org/mactex/help/ if that is what you are asking for.
marc.info was what I was referring to (I can type a url but not an email apparently - actually I blame SwiftKey app).
>> . As an aside of my experience so far: I've found, info for creating
>> non-science docs is lacking (I might want math in a doc but it isn't
>> my use case). Everything else is starting to ship with an online
>> package manager (perl has shipped with cpan for ~15 years) yet tlmgr
>> is separate.
>As I understand it, perl may be obtained from CPAN just as TeXLive may
>be obtained from CTAN.
>Are you referring to TeXLive? The distribution that includes tlmgr.
>MacTeX that comes with TeXLive also has its own package manager.
>CTAN has both. Not sure what you mean.
My point was simply that when I build latex, I don't get any package manager.
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