[OS X TeX] Beta ConTeXt?

Bob Kerstetter bkerstetter at mac.com
Sat Jun 11 14:46:34 CEST 2005

> On Jun 10, 2005, at 18:21, Bob Kerstetter wrote:
>> Hi Everyone, but Especially Herb and other ConTeXt users.
>> Some time in recent history, Herb wrote:
>>> I also installed the latest ConTeXt beta...
>> I am using ConTeXt some, but have never run the i-package for the  
>> regular updates.
>> What goes on in ConTeXt development that makes such frequent  
>> updates so attractive?

On Jun 10, 2005, at 10:44 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> I'm not much of a ConTeXt user but its integration with XML is of  
> future interest to me. Why did I download the ConTeXt Updater? I  
> guess I figured I'd want the newest things going on but it is  
> proving to be quite a bit more unstable than any of GW's ``betas''.  
> Why did I do this a second time? Hmmm... another senior moment---my  
> wife call it halfheimers. At least I finally remembered how I got  
> out of the problem the last time.

Ah. How this I can understand. Sometimes.

On Jun 11, 2005, at 6:47 AM, Gerben Wierda wrote:

> Bug fixes, currently.

Okay. Thanks.

> For  a while during the last weeks there was no beta, but the  
> stable version was updated a couple of times. At this moment, there  
> is a beta again.
> My ConTeXt update package build script checks the availability of  
> new ConTeXt distributions each morning at 6AM CET DST and if there  
> has been a change, automatically updates the i-Package.

That is pretty cool. I may as well try it. Herb can tell me how it  
fix it, if updating breaks my ConTeXt installation. ;)

Bob Kerstetter

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