[tldoc] Question about TEXMFLOCAL

Denis Bitouzé dbitouze at wanadoo.fr
Sat Apr 14 20:00:03 CEST 2018

Le 12/04/18 à 07h38, Carlos a écrit :

>> I guess it will more understandable by French people.
> What's going to happen with the Canadians? Is it going to be less
> understandable to them?

Well, I meant French speaking people.

> I wouldn't know in French speaking countries, but in Spanish, some
> regions would have 'ordenador' for a computer, and still everyone
> knows what a computadora is, so they would use it interchangeably, as
> long as everyone agrees with its usage. Of course, not everyone agrees
> with it, so the convention to settle the differences becomes
> harder. But in the case of what's supposed to be under texmflocal, is
> no secret that it can hold a set of macros, and what is a package but
> just a set of macros...

I'm aware a package is a (bit more than a) set of macros. But I guess it
is more unusual to have a `.tex' file of macros in TEXMFLOCAL (hence for
asystem-wide use) than in TEXMFHOME (hence for a personal use).

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