TDS / Unix CD work
Wed, 21 Feb 1996 11:14:49 GMT
> Well, so it really seems better to delay MetaPost for web2c-7.0,
> doesn't it? It that case, I'd also suggest delaying Omega, ML-TeX,
> e-TeX as well since including them might have similar implications
> AFAIK, web2c-7.0 will at least include MetaPost and tex -mltex.
it does seem sensible to wait...
> I don't know about Omega, but I suspect it might imply some more
> substantial changes to get everything up to Unicode/16bit etc.
what the implications are for kpathsea, i am not sure; but probably
> > how is the Dante CD organized? compressed? CTAN layout?
> CTAN layout, snapshot taken on 1995/11/01. Everything is packed
> into zip files by directory. So I have to do things like
ugh. thats no advance at all!
> It works, but it's so incovenient that it makes a strong case
> for using RockRidge to put long file names on the CD.
beware. i noticed yesterday that
gets ISOized to config.001, so don't assume that ISOizing is always
rational! (this is the algorithm in the mkisofs program i have, anyway)