[texhax] [powerdot] Re: force use of most recent version of powerdot

Thomas Schneider schneidt at mail.nih.gov
Tue Jul 9 05:41:51 CEST 2013

On Tue, Jul 09, 2013 at 04:52:55AM +0200, Hendri Adriaens wrote:
> Hi,
> powerdot was unfortunately hijacked on ctan in the past. Someone
> uploaded packages there without any permission. This has corrupted
> powerdot. I don't know how MiKTeX deals with this now. At this moment,
> I am working hard to create a restored package, including changes that
> have been in the corrupted version but which users might be counting
> on by now. It is a lot of work to figure to compare all files and
> restore powerdot. For the moment, you might want to download the ctan
> version and use that. It is the corrupted version, but might offer
> what you need now.
> Best regards,
> -Hendri.

Perhaps this can be straightened out by the parties discussing it on
texhax?  The person who uploaded and changed the package ought to at
least identify themselves ... and they should recognize that Hendri is
still doing a great job of updating powerdot.


  Thomas D. Schneider, Ph.D.
  Senior Investigator
  National Institutes of Health
  National Cancer Institute
  Center for Cancer Research
  Gene Regulation and Chromosome Biology Laboratory
  Molecular Information Theory Group
  Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
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