[tex-live] Missing files in "comprehensive"

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Wed Jan 10 22:49:56 CET 2018

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 09:39:24PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
> I removed it to make more space on the DVD, which is pretty much
> overfull already.
> It's not make or break to put it back, but in these days of arbitrarily
> magnifiable electronic documents, I don't understand the need to also
> have the letter over having just the a4. Your explanations didn't make
> sense to me, sorry. (I doubted anyone printed it out on an actual
> printer, and for that, the -letter.pdf on CTAN should suffice anyway.)
> E.g., I long ago set up my PDF viewer for texdoc to default to just
> fitting to the window size, since there are tons of both a4 and letter
> pdfs in TL.
> If all other things were equal, I'd certainly include them both, but all
> other things aren't equal. -k
> P.S. I have to remove more platform binary sets from the DVD only
> (they'll still be available for normal network install), as we started
> doing last year. I also removed the premade pst-geo examples/*.pdf files
> for the same reason.

What about only including recommended fonts next time?

Siep Kroonenberg

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