[tex-live] tl17 pretest init

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Apr 20 09:35:37 CEST 2017

Philip Taylor wrote :
> The most portable interface would, I suspect, take the form of a locally-served web page, but because a browser runs in a secure sandbox I cannot see how it could trigger the appropriate actions in the command-line installer unless there were also a local ASP.NET server. So for the moment at least I am stymied.
but then Zdeněk Wagner wrote :
> [E]lectron (https://electron.atom.io/) allows [one] to write a cross-platform GUI which looks like a native app
That would seem to be /exactly/ what I would need.  Now I feel inspired/motivated to investigate.
** Phil.

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