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

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Mon Jun 7 00:33:19 CEST 2004

On Jun 6, 2004, at 3:12 PM, Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> we had a suggestion from christian, while we were in darmstadt, that we
> consider a programmable front end for ctan.  i see no difficulty in
> principle in creating a soap service that would sit (at least) on the
> main ctan sites.

If you create a programmable front end does that mean you need to run 
specific software on the server and thus each mirror?


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