[tex-live] TL13 status

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Mon Apr 8 23:35:04 CEST 2013

2013/4/8 Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
> For this to be feasible, it might be necessary to work to a six-
> month cycle rather than a 12-month.  At relative day 0 of TL'XX,
> TLNET gains the new release, and all are encouraged to try it;
> for six months this version is incrementally enhanced as new
> versions or new packages appear, and then as day 182 approaches,
> a freeze is announced, no new versions or packages are accepted,
> but bug-fixes are.  The list is monitored until it seems safe to
> assume that there are no remaining bugs, at which point it enters
> not just freeze but deep-freeze, and the DVDs are burned.  These
> are then sent out with considerable confidence that they are bug-
> free.  In a further 183 days, the next cycle commences and so on.

Thank you for organizing that.


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