[Devnag-general] Re: [tex-live] Directory structure
ucgadkw at ucl.ac.uk
Thu Jan 19 21:27:26 CET 2006
That's a good idea. I've long had separate Velthuis and Wikner
directories under devanagari on my machine, to keep things clear.
On Thu, 19 Jan 2006, Anshuman Pandey wrote:
> Thank you Zdenek and Karl for your work on getting the devnag package into
> Can we somehow specify 'velthuis' in the directory structure? I requested
> such a change a while ago in CTAN so that the devnag package now resides
> under 'language/devanagari/velthuis/'. I requested this with the intent of
> eventually moving the wikner package from 'sanskrit' to 'devanagari'. This
> existing taxonomy is a bit confusing.
> Also, can we use 'devanagari' instead of 'devanagr', or are we still
> restricting filename lengths to eight characters?
> On Thu, 19 Jan 2006, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
>> On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Karl Berry wrote:
>>> Hi Zdenek,
>>> Currently manual.*, README and copying reside in
>>> doc/fonts/devanagr but they document not only fonts but also macros
>>> My impression is that it is better for users if documentation for a
>>> package is in one place, where feasible. Whether it is
>>> doc/fonts/devanagr or doc/generic/devanagr or whatever does not matter
>>> as much as the doc for the package being together. Including samples
>>> and README's. Feel free to make a subdir for samples, e.g.,
>> doc/generic/devanagr sounds best to me.
>>> In terms of distribution, the easiest way to incorporate big packages
>>> like this into TL is if they are on CTAN in exactly the final
>>> directories, so all I have to do is copy them. See, for instance, the
>>> Lucida package I uploaded recently. (Perhaps devanagr is already like
>>> this, I don't remember.)
>> Unfortunatelly not, I have only manually restructured the package for TL.
>> I would like to have the same directory structure on CVS so that
>> preparation f releases is simple. I will do it tomorrow.
>>> Sound reasonable?
>> Zdenek Wagner
>> e-mail: wagner at cesnet.cz
>> see also http://hroch486.icpf.cas.cz/wagner/
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