[tex-live] Updating packages over the internet a la MiKTeX

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Sun Jun 6 15:23:21 CEST 2004

Robin Fairbairns wrote:

>if we can see our way to getting the texlive tree available for
if you are set up for CVS checkout, that should be doable when we move

>so the question is, do we need to maintain the "geek" archive?
>well, yes, i would say.  tex live is never going to offer all the odds
>and ends that ctan has; we don't all have the sort of energy sebastian
>(must have) had when he started tex live ... for me, starting on
>"quality assurance" of everything left behind by tex live is
I agree. TL only covers a subset of what is on CTAN; doing the rump 
properly would be very hard work


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