[texhax] Finding packages
uwe.lueck at web.de
Tue May 2 00:13:16 CEST 2006
At 15:38 01.05.06, Juergen Fenn wrote:
>Uwe Lück <uwe.lueck at web.de> writes:
> > A problem with the TeX Catalogue approach is that I sometimes
> > find packages that are not listed under a relevant topic in the
> > Catalogue.
>This is due to the fact that the topic index is maintained by me
>alone. It is a single HTML file installed at my personal website
>mirrored to CTAN, whereas the other parts of the Catalogue are
>generated by scripts from XML source from time to time.
>Currently there are roundabout 2500 entries in the TeX Catalogue. I
>began working on the topic index back in 2002, but it is hard to
>finish. So I have begun scanning the Catalogue entries from A to Z for
>those that are still missing. Currently I have arrived at "collect"...
>So suggestions from users are quite welcome. Please write to me if you
>miss a package or a cross-reference between the nodes in the topic
No wonder! I'd like to suggest that the upload page urges submitters
more intensely to check whether the Catalogue considers their
(And `The treasure chest' in TUGboat may be very helpful.)
All the best,
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