[tex-k] About Kpathsea

Jay F Shachter jay at m5.chicago.il.us
Wed Apr 17 21:32:04 CEST 2013

Centuries ago, Nostradamus predicted that =?UTF-8?B?5qiK5pm654yb?= would write on Wed Apr 17 05:25:40 2013:

> Dear Karl Berry, Olaf Weber, and Taco Hoekwater,
> I am an user of LaTeX in China. I hava a question that may sounds silly: 
> why Kpathsea is called Kpathsea?, is it a word in Dutch, German, or not 
> a word at all?
> -- 
>   Zhimeng Fan

The "pathsea" stands for "path search".  Someone else will have to
tell us what the "k" signifies.

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