[tex-live] Is this a real PNG/pdfTeX error in TL2004? Or Mac OS Xonly?

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Tue Nov 16 16:05:08 CET 2004

Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk> writes:

> Gerben Wierda wrote:
>> libpng 1.2.8beta4 is available. I find this a difficult call. I
>> think I am not in favour of putting a beta library in, but I am in
>> favour of getting Thanh's last fixes in. Thos will be important for
>> people who use pdfTeX.
> Only 4.5 people use Thanh's protruding characters, and they are all
> more than capable of upgrading their binaries after release. My
> instinct is to say no.

Uh what?  The pdfcprot package is in pretty common use and is probably
the most important reason in the first place that TeXlive and teTeX
have changed to use the pdftex executable also for "normal" LaTeX.

With all due respect, but you are quite off kilter with your reasoning
here, Sebastian.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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