[texhax] document broken under windows

Arno Trautmann Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de
Fri Oct 8 23:34:04 CEST 2010

Paul Isambert wrote:
>  Le 08/10/2010 23:08, Reinhard Kotucha a écrit :
>> On 8 October 2010 Paul Isambert wrote:
>>   >  I hope you know iTeX was a joke?
>> Hi Paul,
>> it's not a joke.  I installed it on an older machine many years
>> ago and last night I found it incidentally in the archived disk
>> contents of that machine:
>>   #!/bin/sh
>>   # $Id: itex,v 1.1 2001/05/27 19:54:23 jfine Exp $
>>   #  itex: Instant TeX, typeset small file quickly,  using a tex daemon
>>   # Copyright (c) Jonathan Fine, 2001
>>   [...]
> Darn. We have a case of copyright infringement, then. Or copyleft
> infringement.
> More seriously, that Instant TeX is missing in Arno's file.

It seems to be a shell script. That does not qualify it for a TeX
engine, does it?

> Which file I can't uncompress with pdftk. Would you please produce it
> again, Arno, with \pdfcompresslevel=0 at the very beginning?

No. First, why should I? (Honestly, I don’t understand what you want to
do.) Second, the code is available, so do it yourself … that’s why the
code is there for people who have extra wishes ;)


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