[OS X TeX] Contents of MacTeXtras

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Sun May 4 21:40:39 CEST 2014

[Reordering slightly]

On 04/05/2014 20:29, Richard Koch wrote:
> The TUG DVD is essentially full. Everyone involved is under 
> pressure to keep their portion small since TeX Live
> expands year by year. The pressure has been completely benign, but it isn't fun
> to watch other people sweat. Adding a second DVD would be
> prohibitively expensive unless one of you makes a big TUG
> contribution. 

All understood, of course, and not likely to get any less tricky.

> MacTeX contains multiple copies of the various GUI apps it supplies, and
> ultimately installs the appropriate copy for the operating system in question.
> Last year the GUI portion of MacTeX contained two copies
> of TeXShop and three copies of TeXworks. That is one reason I removed
> TeXworks this year.

The implication there is that adding it or indeed anything else to
MacTeXtras is not an option, as it overall defeats the purpose of the
removal from MacTeX.
Joseph Wright

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