[tex-live] Proposal for collection reorganization

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jun 6 23:53:02 CEST 2006

> But there's no point in doing this unless the LaTeX maintainers agree to
> make the changes to load the files under the new names.  I don't know
> who to ask about that.

actually, we don't maintain pdftex.def any more (it's not even in the
graphics driver file) -- heiko's formally looking after it (as opposed
to de facto looking after it).

> Having a version of the macros for latex that is actually forked and
> maintained independently (by who?) seems like a poor outcome to me,
> which is more likely to cause problems than anything else.

hans seemed to suggest he had reasons to fork, anyway.  

> P.S. If the package to be able to use mps in latex happened to be a
> standalone program that took a few mb, no one would complain and the
> question would not arise.  So just pretend context is that program.
> See?  No problem :).

er ... yes s s s

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