[tex-live] Re: Please drop the DVI-with-pdfTeX hack!

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Tue Sep 6 00:15:13 CEST 2005

Frank Küster wrote:

>we have discussed this last week and decided to delay further discussion
>until Sebastian is back again.  I hope he's arrived now and is well.
>Sebastian, maybe you want to read the mails in the first part of the
>discussion (subject still in this mail);  the question is whether the
>"hack" to undefine pdfTeX primitives and store them in \normalPRIMITIVE
>should be kept or dropped.  
I'm sorry, I am just not close enough to this
any more to have  a worthwhile opinion.

Basically, I'm with Karl - it seems more important to
get a release out than tinker at obscure edges.

Sebastian Rahtz      
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