[tex-live] Re: Re: short-term goals

Giuseppe Bilotta bilotta78 at hotpop.com
Thu May 13 15:24:07 CEST 2004

Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> On Thu, 13 May 2004, Giuseppe Bilotta wrote:
> > Only one question: is Aleph included in the default build?
> Yes. And lambda format is built using aleph. So my previous questions 
> concerned what we need for building lambda, what to do with antomega,
> omegabook, etc. Also, do we need special language.dat for lambda
> (with available 16-bit patterns)?

I think so. Aleph can use TeX's 8-bit patterns, but not the 
converse. Maybe we can make Lambda look up LaTeX's language.dat 
first and then another languagesomething dot something for the 
extra patterns?

> > I need to know if it builds on non-Intel-32 platforms, since 
> > that's the only one I can actually test it on. And if it 
> > doesn't I need to know what needs to be changed so that we can 
> > make it a standard part of the distribution.
> As far as, Norbert compiled it for linux on Alpha.
> Of course, if we want to promote aleph, we need also some documentation 
> ;-)

Yes we do :)

Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta

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