[tex-live] free software, DFSG

John Plaice plaice at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun Jun 6 02:16:33 CEST 2004

On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 12:40:50AM +0100, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> John Plaice wrote:
> >I see a complete TeX rewrite, that goes well beyond TeX, and without
> >the cult of 100% TeX compatibility, taking place within 3 years,
> >at the very most.
> > 
> now, tell us, for how many years have you been saying that, John?

Sometimes it takes years to really figure out what is wrong...
With software, once a clear design comes up, the implementation
moves quickly assuming you have skilled programmers around you.
I believe that with Omega we have reached that point...


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