[l2h] Re: Is latex2html supported?

Marek Rouchal Marek Rouchal <marek@btfmd1.fs.uni-bayreuth.de>
Mon, 3 Jan 2000 16:24:40 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 3 Jan 2000, Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> is this another beta that won't make it anywhere other than the
> bayreuth site?  because if so, it's not going to do much to change the
> perception of the rest of the world ... the latest `production'
> release the world can see is 98.1p1 of 4 mar 1998; a new beta 
> appearing 22 months later isn't exactly evidence of progress.

No, it is going to be a production release. There is a lot of new &
improved stuff in this version, therefore there is a deliberatley long
beta phase.

> ctan does not hold `links'.  ctan is a repository of files.  if those
> files themselves contain links, fine: andin the case of latex2html,
> what the files on ctan contain is entirely in the hands those who
> support latex2html.

Sorry for the confusion: I looked at the CTAN directory and it showed me a
directory listing along with some HTML text containing links. It's those
links I'd like to see updated.

> > I'll investigate ways how to make ftp access to these documents possible.
> submitting each new version, by ftp, to ctan for installation isn't
> going to cost a lot of effort, at the present apparent rate of
> progress.

Ok, here's the link for ftp access to the latest version (now a beta) and
a zipped version of the manual postscript document:


I'll keep you up to date on the developments and the availability of the
prduction release.