[tex-live] New installer GUI

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at bitmuis.nl
Wed Nov 21 11:38:51 CET 2018

On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 10:19:57AM +0000, Philip Taylor wrote:
> Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> >
> > More specifically, a button 'More...' between the TEXDIR and
> > TEXMFLOCAL rows.  But I would still want a better reason than Phil's
> > sense of aesthetics.
> The primary argument I would adduce is "for compatibility with the previous installer".  The functionality has been exposed for so long (well over a decade, I believe) that users will expect it to be present. Adding functionality is good and to be encouraged; removing functionality, if there is no good reason for so doing, is not.

The good reason is reducing clutter.

Siep Kroonenberg

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