[tex-live] TL'10 pretest trial

Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Jul 5 11:50:36 CEST 2010

T T wrote:

> The forward vs.
> backward slashes issue is just a minor, unimportant detail here

I agree that it's minor, but I don't agree that it is unimportant.
Being able to take a string from a dialogue box and paste it
into Explorer / CMD / <whatever> is important, as is the simple
fact that Windows users /expect/ their path slashes to be
backslashes.  Suppose I were to embed a "URL" such as the
following  in this message :


What possible use would that be to anybody ?  Yes, you can
see what is meant, but you can't do anything useful with it :
just the same for


from the TL installer under Windows.

** Phil.

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