[tex-live] big packages

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 13:52:06 +0000

On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 08:41:01AM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
> cm-super, cjk.  Sure, they're useful to some people, but if we have to
> cut something, might as well start with the biggest.
in theory, yes, but by that argument we'd ditch LaTeX :-}

> What's adobeother and cmpk?
non-standard font metrics (gone)
600 dpi PK fonts (pruned to minimum needed for sample2e.tex)
> Ispell?  Does ispell really need to be on the tex live cd?  It's not
> exactly a tex thing.
it makes the Windows peeps happy...
> Polish-doc probably has a high size-to-users ratio.
hey, we had 2 world wars last century, I am not going to start a third....

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