[tex-live] talk package

Dan Luecking luecking at uark.edu
Mon Jun 1 04:53:16 CEST 2009

On May 31, 2009, you (mwiebusch at physik.rwth-aachen.de) wrote

>I have noticed (and feel honored) that you have included my "talk"
>I would like to point out that talk v. 1.0.2, which you currently
>include, does not work with pgf 1.7. It was only tested with 0.xx
>versions of pgf and the 1.xx versions are not backward compatible.
>On the other hand, the current version 1.1 of talk works fine with pgf
>v. 1.7, even though I state in the README that pgf 1.18 is required. Pgf
>1.18 was simply the recent CTAN version in 2006 (!), when I wrote talk
>1.1, and I thought it would get included in distributions sooner. (I
>assume you have your reasons, though.)

Are you looking at TeX Live 2008 or 2007? Because TeX-Live 2009
contains version 1.1. TeX Live takes its files from CTAN and so
would surely have any version placed there before mid 2008.


Daniel H. Luecking
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701 

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