[tex-live] tl17 pretest init

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Apr 20 17:24:32 CEST 2017

On Thu, 20 Apr 2017, Philip Taylor wrote:
> When I was still an active programmer, extensions were typically three letters and intuitively obvious -- ".pas" = Pascal source, ".for" = Fortran source, ".obj" = object file, ".exe" = executable image and so on; single letter extensions really convey nothing other than to the /cognoscenti/.

Hmmmm ... let me count ... around early 70ies .c became common for C
source code, that means, you haven't been actively programming for
nearly 50 years.

I am deeply impressed with your eagerness to write a GUI with that
lack of history...


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