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Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Sun Feb 23 21:21:28 CET 2003

On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 21:05, Karl Berry wrote:
>     I also thought that the entire Master tree was available for http 
>     from texlive.dante.de, so setting it up on tug.org didn't make sense
>     to me.
> If it is or should be available on texlive.dante.de, I agree, we don't
> need to do it on tug.org too.  (Although there'd be no harm in doing so.)

it isnt on texlive.dante.de any more. there is no
synced copy of it there (just the master), so its better if
tug.org has it

> I think it'll be ok, because we will say "these are the current
> development sources, unstable, may be broken, etc., etc."  People are
> familiar with this concept from savannah and sourceforge, etc.  It's
> only so outsiders have a chance to see what's current.

yes. the stable release is the CD image. anything else is subject to
change at any time... ie I would not want people relying on Master/texmf
is a production tree. I *could* maintain a complete parallel
development texmf tree, and leave the main one as stable, but I am
not altgether convinced its worth the hassle.


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