[texhax] [tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up
joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Wed Oct 7 10:19:57 CEST 2009
Philip TAYLOR wrote:
> Dear Reinhard (copy all) --
> Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>> A more convenient solution is to write a batch file.
> Agreed, but (a) I don't like batch files (they replace
> thought with action : rarely a good idea, IMHO !), and
> (b) my point was rather that the present documentation
> is inadequate, not to say seriously misleading, for
> any na\i ve Windows user wishing to help with the testing
> of TL 2009. Once I can get to the point of being able
> to test myself (I am still stuck at the point of "Access
> is denied"), I will be more than happy to offer better
> documentation which takes the needs of Windows' users
> properly into account.
I'd imagine that most Windows users will take my approach: download the
stand-alone installer and user that. rsync is already quite "odd" for
Windows people, I'd say. However, you're right that the documentation
should at least try to give useful advice!
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