[XeTeX] Biblatex and Biber UTF-8 file

Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Fri Nov 12 17:38:57 CET 2010

Dominik Wujastyk wrote:

> There's an issue here, Phil, about where and how Karljurgen got his
> distribution.  If he got it through the Ubuntu aptitude system, or
> similar, then he'll have got the original first release of TL2010,
> without any of the updates that have been issued since its first
> release.  The Ubuntu built-in distro of TL doesn't get regular,
> automatic updates.  Basically, if you get your TL through the
> debian/aptitude pipeline, then you have one version of everything for a
> year, until TL2011 comes out.
> Using tlmgr means unintalling the whole TeXlive system from Ubuntu -
> using the aptitude interface.  Then you have to reinstall everything
> again over the net (here
> <http://www.tug.org/texlive/acquire-netinstall.html>).  It's not hard,
> but it's a bit daunting for beginners.

Hmm, maybe the TeX Live team need to be more pro-active in
determining what can, and what cannot, be called "TeX Live".
A user who gets TeX Live as a part of his O/S distribution
should surely be entitled to believe that what he has is
TeX Live, not some packager's variant thereof.

** Phil.

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