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Thanh Han The
thanh at river-valley.org
Sun Nov 1 17:50:17 CET 2009
On 11/1/09, Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> > 1) On sarovar.org pdftex is listed as 1.40.9 August 16, 2008 while TL
> > 2009 comes with 1.40.10
yes it is, except that pdftex svn is hosted at supelec.
> is sarovar still the canonical repository? (we certainly gave up on it,
> for the ctan catalogue)
pdftex 1.40.10 will be released at bout the same time as TL09 final.
> > 2) http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=luatex claims that
> > essence” complete — no new facilities are being developed, since the
> > limitations of the present structure mean that the returns on effort
> > invested are diminishing. The PDFTeX team has announced that no
> > further developments will be added after the release of PDFTeX 1.50.0,
> > which will be the next major release.
> > So, what about 1.50 (with alpha version available from svn for years)
> > - no, I never actually tried it?
there is no fixed plan for 1.50.0 yet, except that it will
be the last major release. After that only bug fixes are
> plainly i should revise what my faq says.
I think the current version is ok.
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