[tex-live] Re: tex *live* packages [was: .. acronym package
sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Fri Feb 13 16:24:24 CET 2004
Jim Hefferon wrote:
> That is not clear to me. For instance, I understand the contention among
> CTAN maintainers that there is not time to maintain a list of files, as
> you have in your metadata.
no, my TPM2 metadata does not have a list of files
> Further, other distributions might have other file lists, or other flags.
> The other side of the coin is that I am interested in some metadata
> (my by-function hobby horse) that you are not interested in.
thats in TPM2
> It instead seems to me that there should be a central source of what I call
> "summary" information, mostly Graham's work. That should be maintained
> mostly by authors when they upload.
well, parse "central" how you will; perhaps "single course"
is the key thing
> I have my current version of metadata, which would be a source of summary
> material in my (current) plan at
oo er, thats quite a lot to take in. I'd have to read that
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