[tex-live] Re: free software, DFSG
dak at gnu.org
Fri Jun 4 15:21:33 CEST 2004
Giuseppe Bilotta <bilotta78 at hotpop.com> writes:
> David Kastrup wrote:
> > I am working with all of the junk. Who do I ask for new stuff? I
> > want John to get Omega into useful state. It is a waste of resources
> > to have LaTeX, PDFTeX, eTeX and others all forked off from something
> > which does not even deal with character sets in a sane way.
> I would have never expected you to make the mistake to stack
> LaTeX (a format) together with pdfTeX and eTeX (engines).
Because TeX does not deal with character sets in a sane way, LaTeX
has to bumble around. Of course it is a mistake to have LaTeX deal
with what the TeX engine should cater for itself.
But it is not my mistake.
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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