[tex-live] Stable vs. Unstable/Testing Update Repositories?
Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Feb 24 13:22:43 CET 2010
Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:
> George N. White III a écrit :
> > On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 7:31 AM, T T <t34www at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> I disagree with your assessment here. Even well tested updates can
> >> sometimes break your system. When being on a tight deadline I usually
> >> don't update anything, including the OS. The rule "if it ain't broken
> >> ..." applies is such situations.
> > Many large organizations force-feed security updates
> Of TeX Live packages such as beamer or geometry???
> > TL is not big by today's standards.
> It is big by CTAN's standards.
you contrast the public and the private space.
buying a new computer for my wife, recently, i found that a 1.5tbyte
main disc on the machine was acceptably priced. if she was into tex,
two complete copies of tl would hardly be noticed.
by contrast, ctan is
on this central site, and for sure
is a noticeable chunk of the whole
as galbraith didn't quite say: private affluence, public poverty.
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