[texhax] MacTeX distribution testing

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Fri Oct 7 01:31:48 CEST 2005

Thanks to Jonathan Kew, Dick Koch, Gerben Wierda, Herb Schulz, and many
others, an enhanced TeX distribution for MacOSX is available for
testing.  If you're interested, please see http://tug.org/mactex.

The "MacTeX" package is based on Gerben's gwTeX, and also installs
XeTeX, TeXShop, and more.  The distribution as a whole also includes a
number of other applications and documents for your perusing and
installation pleasure.

We plan to include this on this year's TeX Collection release, along
with TeX Live and proTeXt.  (I have no ETA except "as soon as

So, testing in advance of burning several thousand copies is especially
welcome.  The download is about 350 megabytes.

Karl (for the MacTeX working group)

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