[tex-live] On Windows, install TL for all users by default
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Wed Jan 29 14:03:30 CET 2014
2014-01-29 Denis Bitouzé <dbitouze at wanadoo.fr>:
> Le mercredi 29/01/14 à 13h12,
> Siep Kroonenberg <siepo at cybercomm.nl> a écrit :
>> These files should be in the root of the installation, as the web
>> page mentions.
> Okay, got it, thanks!
> Is there a reason for not providing these scripts with the official TL?
> Or, better, why the effect of this script is not applied by default for
> all users?
Can an ordinary user without admin rights provide as default anything
for other users? Having admin rights for ordinary work is an extremely
danerous misfeature. In many organizations Windows PC's are installed
and configured by IT experts, users are in the "power users" group and
do not know the admin password. As a campus security computers
installed by other way are not allowed to connect to the network and
are blocked by a firewall. Admin rights are assigned only to skilled
users who know what they do and who need them.
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