[tex-live] Re: Please drop the DVI-with-pdfTeX hack!
frank at kuesterei.ch
Wed Sep 7 10:27:42 CEST 2005
"George N. White III" <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca> wrote:
> The principle of one surprise at a time says let users get comfortable
> with seeing pdfetex in logs of jobs that create .dvi files, then
> spring the primitives on them in the next release.
Which would be the 2005 release.
It seems that arguments are mostly exchanged, there's nothing new to be
said. I just wanted to let you know that Markus Kohm has encouraged me
to bring this up again this week - he's on vacation now -, and to urge
you to do the switch now.
It's up to you to decide; but you should decide. Not making a decision
because "it's better to do the real work" is bad, since you'll get the
same questions over and over again.
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
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