[XeTeX] Babel

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Fri May 4 20:37:27 CEST 2012

2012/5/4 Apostolos Syropoulos <asyropoulos at yahoo.com>:
> No! The problem is that people should start saying that certain parts
> of the old TeX world are irrelevant and so they should not be part
> of any TeX distribution. For example, on a set of recently compiled

You don't understand the idea of TeX/LaTeX: A stable system that can
be used ad eternam.

> The question is: why keeping the tex binary when the pdftex binary can

Because DEK uses his TeX, not Thanh's pdfTeX.

> do the same things? If you throw away the tex binary, then you can
> get rid of most useless binaries that manipulate DVI files.

These are _not_ useless for a certain someone in Stanford.


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