[tex-live] teTeX: no next release

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Sat Jun 3 21:29:53 CEST 2006

Karl Berry wrote:
>     BTW, unfortunately the TL collection level is not the right place to
>     define a subset of TL with size /and/ utility comparable to teTeX. 
> That's why the scheme level (set of collections and/or packages) exists.
> No one seems especially interested in doing that right now, but the
> possibility is there if the need arises.
> Related: Gerben is looking for a volunteer to extract the
> teTeX-equivalent out of TL for gwTeX purposes, so if anyone is
> interested in working on that job ..
trouble is, that would would mean decoding teTeX and working
out which TL packages it corresponds to. Its not that easy,
from memory.

it would make sense to install the TL "medium" scheme
and simply compare footprints, for a start.

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