[tex-live] xindy doesn't work on windows

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk
Fri Aug 24 10:39:57 CEST 2012

Joachim Schrod wrote:

> Windows clames to be conformant to POSIX

Could you cite the Microsoft reference on which you base
that assertion ?

> I just don't think that this list is the right place to discuss your
> ideas if using POSIX API on Windows is the right thing to do or not.
> As I wrote above: Nobody will care. I care for users problems like
> the Ulrike's, not for abstract conceivabilities how a system should
> behave orderly.

We /all/ care about solving real-world problems such as Ulrike's,
but they should be solved by identifying the underlying root cause
of the problem, not by seeking to paper over the cracks.

** P.

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