[tex-live] Re: Omega 1.15

Roozbeh Pournader roozbeh@sharif.edu
Thu, 30 May 2002 02:48:23 +0430 (IRST)

On Wed, 29 May 2002, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> > No, they're not. I even can't understand why they are continuing Omega
> > in such a way. Why they are releasing it.
> that is academics for you. all is sacrificed to the god of Research.

I'm not sure I get you.

> let's not forget that that you need a macro package to do the FO work
> as well. My hopes are now pinned on ConTeXt.

But I need a capable Unicode aware engine somewhere, to stick the FO thing 
to it. Fortunately, other people are interested on the FO thing. When 
everything got ready, we will think of sticking them together. I can wait, 
since we measure ping times in seconds here, not microseconds. ;)

> If I was advising you, I'd say "drop the first two". others
> will do it.

I get the joke, but the sobering fact is "No, they need much more than a
starting push". I love dropping things to see others continue it, but that 
doesn't happen much in this part of the world.