[tex-live] textlive seems to ignore top of home tree

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Jul 22 17:18:27 CEST 2010

On Mi, 21 Jul 2010, cfrees at imapmail.org wrote:
> I always think of it as quite British. When I lived in the States I not
> infrequently engendered confusion because my sarcastic comment would be
> interpreted literally and I had to explain it was a "joke" (=not
> literally meant or not entirely serious).

Hahaha, I have very similar experiences in Japan ... sarcasm is not
well understood in many countries, no idea why.

> In any case, it is not always wrong to offend, even knowingly. There is
> a prima facie case against it, perhaps, but no more than that.


Best wishes

Norbert Preining            preining@{jaist.ac.jp, logic.at, debian.org}
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