[tex-live] Information/question from the CTAN team
manfred at dante.de
Mon Jul 27 11:47:41 CEST 2015
On Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:30:34 +0000
Lars Madsen <daleif at math.au.dk> wrote:
> > Hi Manfred,
> > > README
> > > README.md
> > > README.txt
> > That is a *very* good idea. The reason for many people having the
> > .md format is github and similar services, which render markdown
> > README.md files as the main page of a project.
> > So having only one README.md is a good thing in my opinion.
> > > Question to the TeX Live maintainers: As it could be that this
> > > requires you to change something in your scripts we would like to
> > > know if you have any objections.
> > Not that I am aware of. We do not use extensions or this kind of
> > stuff for testing. If the file is properly tagged in the TeX
> > Catalogue as documentation file (as it is done already now), then
> > the changes will be reflected in the tlpdb automatically.
> > So *from*my*side* there is a full "go ahead!*
> > All the best
> > Norbert
> I also like the idea.
> Would CTAN then display the formatted .md file if it exists?
Yes, a markdown file would be rendered as such so that it could have
(according to the format) more eye candy.
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