[texhax] Collection for social sciences and the humanities for TeXLive 2006

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Tue Sep 19 08:14:19 CEST 2006

[Better ignore: two men misunderstanding each other
  -- concerning TeXLive here -- I don't expect a reply]

At 23:13 18.09.06, Karl Berry wrote:
>     Now, it is not clear to me what will be on TL-Social concerning
>Your use of "TL-Social" puzzles me.  What Juergen has done is a new
>collection within TL, not a whole distribution that will have a separate

[What is a "collection" as opposed to a "distribution" with "separate 

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>I don't know.  But the default is and will be to install all packages,
>so a user will have to override that default to run into such issues.

[Sorry, when "all packages are installed", what for is the "collection"?]

>     now I tend towards recommending a procedure for TeXLive
>     making use of symlinks. --
>No.  Having the symlinks on CTAN is fine, but symlinks would wreak havoc
>in TL in many ways -- there are no symlinks in TL outside of the bin
>directories, as far as I know.  (I go to the trouble of removing those
>symlinks when I updated ednotes from CTAN.)

Oh, sorry -- what can we do?



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