[tex-live] Missing shortdesc (was Re: Catalogue sources)
cherepan at mccme.ru
Sun Sep 27 20:13:49 CEST 2009
On Sat, 26 Sep 2009 16:25:56 -0500, karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:
> element 'name' which is not very formal and sometimes is buggy. The
> attribute 'id' of the element 'entry' seems more relevant. Patch:
> Makes sense. But does it help to check name in addition to id?
Not much, it gives 3 more matches:
syntax (syntax-mdw.xml or syntax2.xml)
IMHO it's better to add 'catalogue' lines in their tlpsrc.
> force package names to lowercase. Patch:
> Also makes sense, but if we force one name to lowercase, we should force
> the other, too. Or is that already happening?
I was sure that ids are all lowercase but after actually checking it I
found two entries with an uppercase letter:
We could lowercase them when reading the catalogue into the memory, we
could special-case them or maybe it's just an irregularity in the
> (Unfortunately there are
> a few packages in TL with uppercase letters in the names.)
> Can you revise the patch?
Sure, just tell me what is your preferred way.
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