[tex-live] CD sizes

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Tue Jun 8 15:09:31 CEST 2004

Karl Berry wrote:
>     the "demo" CD has about 500 megabytes too much, 
> The demo CD is not being produced this year; instead, we'll include the
> miktex CD (on its own, as is, no integration).  At least, I thought we
> had all agreed on this.  Do we have to discuss it again?

see. the heat has addled my brain.

>     and the compressed CD is over 100 megabytes over target.
> How can that be?  Is there that much more than last year? 
LOADS more. people keep producing these wretched packages, 
and Fabrice installs more and more Windows software...

> Any hope of
> comparing?

grab a TL2003 and produce a listing of the zip files, I guess

> Getting rid of the 30mb data file for pstricks that Hans found would be
> a start :).
> I think there are less widely useful things to omit before cm-super.

I'd rate the data file above cm-super :-}

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