[tex-live] releases and deadlines

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 10:34:32 +0100

On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 11:08:49AM +0200, Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> The EuroBachoTeX release is considered as beta test which will be
> proposed only for some people declaring real testing and reporting
> bugs, corrections, etc. They even should fill up a questionnare ;-)

> > b) The final release will be on May 19th.
> I've just received a message from the editors of Linux magazine (they
> press for GUST members free TL copies, as before), that the prefered
> deadline would be on May 15th.

ok. lets see if thats workable instead of 18th.
> Not only testers, but also some force for documentations, etc.
> What is really missing? The usable review what's on the CD, sorted
> by collections, alphabetically, by topic and so.

I'd be more than happy if someone wrote this sort of thing

> Moreover, many packages have empty description fields to be filled up.
> Some years ago we had quite nice package index even printed...
that was before Graham Williams catalogue. thats the basic
resource, to my mind, and I dont want to replicate it.
I could extract all the stuff and put it in the Guide,
but it would take time thats not there :-}
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