[tex-live] tl17 pretest init

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Thu Apr 20 11:12:29 CEST 2017

On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 05:48:17PM +0900, Norbert Preining wrote:
> > depends on some part of Chromium (Content module,
> > http://www.chromium.org/developers/content-module), it's just packaged
> > in a more user-friendly way, to make the barrier to entry lower.
> > 
> > Sadly this is not an option for older versions of Mac OS X as it
> > requires 10.11 to build it and probably 10.9 to run it. They have
> > pretty hard requirements (not even C++11 alone is sufficient).
> Umpf, all these npm node stuff, I am always very suspect of them.
> Too unstable, unclear, in flux.
> I am thinking more of a python/gtk or so, or native C.

Do not count out Tcl/Tk. Recent versions (8.6.6) feel much more
native than Perl/Tk, which is based on 8.4.

The 2007 TL GUI was written in Tcl/Tk.

Siep Kroonenberg

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