[OS X TeX] Re: [tex-live] let's make some decisions (Modified by Gerben Wierda)

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Sat Feb 7 20:26:27 CET 2004

On Feb 7, 2004, at 13:20, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> Who would disagree with the following decisions?
> 1.  When TeX Live 2004 is released, we freeze the Perforce repository 
> and migrate it to CVS on sarovar.
>       Or possibly Subversion, if Radhakrishnan is interested
> 2.  We declare the TeX Live documentation to be entirely public 
> domain. We all give up
>       whatever copyright we ever thought we held. Let it go.
> 3. We work towards a release in which all TeXish programs are linked 
> to pdfetex, with the exception of "tex" itself.  So if you type "tex", 
> you get Knuth's unadulterated original. if you type latex, etex, 
> pdftex, frlatex, whatever, you get pdfetex. The only difference is 
> that the pdf* ones have format file configurations in which output is 
> set to PDF.

4. We move to a split texmf tree (split between a foundation (Master) 
and the stuff which is created by Build (like pool files)). The 
Build-generated one is called texmf and the foundation is called 

> who protests?
> Sedbastuan

Name change due to rules of some new sect you have joined?


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