[tex-live] Fwd: Polish TexLive Stuff

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Dec 17 23:58:40 CET 2006

>>>>> "Karl" == Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> writes:

  >> yes, if the Poles are willing to give up their special name.

  > It's not my decision, but personally I see no reason why "the
  > Poles" should have to give up a program name that has been in use
  > for 20 years, especially because of a conflict with a proprietary
  > program. 

Matlab is quite old too.  It does not make much sense to find out who
the culprit is.  And I don't think it matters whether a program is
proprietary or not.

  > With standard TL, it's not an issue because TL binaries
  > are installed in a separate tree and users can set their path as
  > they wish, as Kaja wrote.  Distributors mark it as conflicting,
  > and, presumably users will do what they want.

That means that people have to decide whether they prefer TeX or

Actually many Matlab users depend on TeX and vice versa.  It is
absolutely necessary that Matlab and TeX are available at the same


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