Forwarded message from David L. Elliott

TUG Office
Thu, 27 May 1999 16:34:30 -0700


I am mailing you a replacement copy of TeX Live 4 by Priority mail today.
Please let us know if there are further problems.  Thanks for your support
of TUG!

Kiren Bahm
TUG Office

>From: "David L. Elliott" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: TeXLive4 CDROM
>Date: Tue, 25 May 1999 17:08:15 -0400
>I  just received my TUGBoat Vol. 20 No. 1 with the TexLive4 CDROM.
>The CDROM is readable on my Macintosh and SPARC-II (SUN-OS 4.14) systems,
>but fails entirely (and with much fuss) to mount on my Windows95 computer.
>  (I've checked the drive; it reads the TeXLive3 disc OK).
>The serial number of the CDROM is 5B46-5B3A -- when inserted into the
>Windows drive I get an error
>screen saying the CDROM may need to be cleaned (and said serial number).  It
>isn't dirty, but there are
>some minute imperfections in the plastic near the outer edge...
>Anyhow, the installation I use most is the Windows95 one that isn't
>Is the problem a general one, or is it likely I've a misprinted disc?  In
>the latter case I'll happily return it
>to you in exchange for a good one.  If it's a general problem, just let me
> I  can probably transfer the necessary files from the SPARC, with some
>David L. Elliott
>9348 Cherry Hill Road, Apt. 510
>College Park, MD 20740
>(TUG member)