[tex-live] Install TeX Live 20130914 failed
arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Tue Sep 17 13:17:45 CEST 2013
I think Babel Hebrew is hopelessly broken for pdfTeX and other 8-bit
engines. The fonts it looks for don't seem to be available any more, on
CTAN or elsewhere (I investigated this a few months ago). Philip,
however, is using XeTeX, and is not even using Babel at all from what I
understand, so his problem is different.
I don't think it makes much sense to try and fix Babel for 8-bit TeX
engines; XeTeX and, to a great extent, LuaTeX, do a great job for Hebrew
and that's what people seem to actually be using.
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