[tex-live] 8.3 file name restrictions
sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Wed Sep 13 22:42:47 CEST 2006
John R. Culleton wrote:
> Hence those of us who run both OS' on one
> computer tend to format the Windows partition using the older FAT
VFAT, tho, which supports long names
> After they get over the
> initial fear factor then they can proceed to do a normal install.
> But TeX without the ability to save files is pretty useless.
modern Live Linux CDs use unionfs, to allow the appearance
of saving to disk. more likely, you'd work with a USB pen
drive as your wrietable medium
> The self-loading demo disk that can be used for real work is a
> marketing tool we must be prepared to use.
the practical problem is that TeX is
so huge that it needs a live DVD :-}
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