[tex-live] linting the tlpdb

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Nov 26 00:40:39 CET 2013

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> On Mo, 25 Nov 2013, Paul Vojta wrote:
> >   texmf-dist/doc/latex/bxbase/README details="Readme" language="japanese"
> > 
> > Probably it should be language="ja" or language="jp" (both of which occur
> > in the file, 18 times and twice, respectively).
> Why? It is not written
> 	language_code
> nor anything related. Is there a reason to have two/three letter codes
> here? At least this is *not* a bug in CTAN nor in TeX Live, but just
> convention of CTAN.

the catalogue dtd shows (probably not rigorously) how the field is to be
used.  it even has a list of "2-letter languages".

tbh, i'm not actually sure whether i've put "ja" or "jp", but i've not
checked old entries, and i don't remember when i started going to a
w'pedia page for the tables.

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