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Bob Tennent rdtennent at
Sat Jul 18 18:25:53 CEST 2020

Thanks Philip.  I was not aware that that existed.  texdoc tlmgr only
listed tlmgr.man1.pdf.

On Sat, Jul 18, 2020 at 12:18 PM Philip Taylor <
P.Taylor at> wrote:

> Bob Tennent wrote:
> It is amazing that tlmgr.1, the only documentation on the
> management application for a document-preparation system
> intended to produce beautiful documents is itself a massive,
> unstructured and, frankly, unusable man page which typesets
> to no less than 26 pages.
> I propose to LaTeX-ify tlmgr.1.  Would that be
> acceptable?
> Visiting the TUG web site, one can find an HTML version of same (whether
> from the same master source I have no idea) but
> seems to me a not unacceptable way of viewing the documentation.  What
> would you hope to achieve by converting it to LaTeX source, Bob ?
> *Philip Taylor*
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