[tex-live] Package deadlines?

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 23:06:48 CEST 2008

2008/7/3 Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr>:
> Zdenek Wagner scripsit (03.07.2008 17:04)
>> 2008/7/3 David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org>:
>>> are there deadlines for what has to be when on CTAN to make it into
>>> TeXlive?
> AFAIK, 24h before the final DVD is built should be enough for normal packages
> (ie w/o binaries), but Karl or others probably know better.  For binaries, I
> don't know at all when the last build occurs.
>> I have a few packages that are more than a week on CTAN but
>> not yet on TL svn:
> Sorry for that.
>> 1. Update of Velthuis devanagari (contains new support for XeTeX with samples)
> I was about to update this, but I'm worried about the hindy.sty file being in
> 'tex/generic': can you check if it's indeed the correct location?
Yes, it is correct, it's just how babel handles languages. It is not
intended for use with LaTeX, when \usepackage[hindi]{babel} is used,
hindi.ldf will be used. Look e.g. for german.sty.

>> 2. encxvlna - vlna implemented in encTeX
> Done (r9194).
>> 3. ean13isbn - printing EAN13 bar code with ISBN as per new
>> specification valid since January 1, 2007
> Done (r9195).
> The last two will be available in tomorrow's tar.lzma packages.
> Best,
> Manuel.
Thank you.

Zdeněk Wagner

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