[tex-live] too many files
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 09:01:43 +0000
On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 09:18:08AM +0100, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> I would propose 700 Mbyte CD
> binaries: win32, i386-linux, i386-s(low)laris (or sparc-linux)
> Big machines are always connected to the net, so binaries can be taken
> from it. But those binaries should be really available, not promised,
> as on tug web page ;-)
yes, this an option, to abandon all Unix binaries on CD. but
does rather undermine the basic claims of the CD.
> cm-super -- I have no idea, but fonts without proper kerning pairs
> and ligatures are hardly usable for me, even they contains all
> interesting glyphs.
what are other people's views on cm-super? useful or not?
surely the point is that it provide T1 fonts for EC? so the
kerning and ligaturing is at the metric level, surely?
> monotype fonts -- I always hate such huge stuff generated automaticaly
> (10MB to spare: tfm and vf).
yes, I see the end of monotype shortly.....
> doc/html/Catalogue/ (4.3MB) is it really usable in the context of TL CD?
I dont see why not.
> I'm always thinking about fast catalogue with short descriptions
> what is on the CD. Some years ago we had such index in the documentation.
> <TPM:Description> </TPM:Description> from the current .tpm files can
> be scaned to prepare up-to-date html index sorted by collections and
> packages. I'd heartly invite somebody on that list preparing that.
> fonts/truetype/arphic/ hmmm... ~18MB
> Do they really usable as ttf for most?
sure, why not? we have ttf2pk in place.
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