[tex-live] Re: Re: free software, DFSG
bilotta78 at hotpop.com
Sat Jun 5 15:02:00 CEST 2004
David Kastrup wrote:
> 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.
LaTeX and ConTeXt walk around the problems with different
methods. Not that I see why TeX should care at all about
Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta
Can't you see
It all makes perfect sense
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