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

Vladimir Volovich vvv at vsu.ru
Wed Sep 7 10:46:38 CEST 2005

"GNW" == George N White writes:

 GNW> The principle of one surprise at a time says let users get
 GNW> comfortable with seeing pdfetex in logs of jobs that create .dvi
 GNW> files, then spring the primitives on them in the next release.

doesn't TeX Live 2004 already have pdfetex engine by default (even to
create DVI), together with the hack to undefine \pdfoutput? so even
this principle suggests to drop the hack this year.


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