[tex-live] platex issue

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Mon Aug 13 10:19:25 CEST 2007

Hi Karl,

> Marcin Wolin'ski  wrote;
> As the maintainer of platex (the Polish one) I vote for dropping the
> Polish platex format file.  I'm also open to renaming the directory in
> the TeX inputs subtree.
> The separate format file is no longer needed.  Typesetting in Polish is
> perfectly possible with the default Babel-based format (provided Polish
> hyphenation patterns are enabled).


> As for the directory in the inputs area, the main item there is
> polski.sty --- a package for typesetting in Polish.  Other files are
> mainly of historical importance (support for strange ways of encoding
> Polish letters in source files) or will become such soon (support for
> the 'PL' family of fonts being phased out by Latin Modern).
> So I think it is acceptable to rename the directory after the main
> package: polski/.

I propose to change the head of the TeXLive repository as

(1) Erase  texmf-dist/tex/platex
(2) Rename texmf-dist/tex/latex/platex to

Thanks very much Marcin Wolin'ski,

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