[tex-live] Ruby interpreter in the TeXLive distribution?

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Jun 29 01:45:46 CEST 2006

>>>>> "Gerben" == Gerben Wierda <Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl> writes:

  > On Jun 28, 2006, at 16:58, Richard Gabriel wrote:
  >> Hello TeXLive maintainers,
  >> I'd like to ask the following question: ConTeXt has 'migrated'
  >> most of its scripts from Perl to Ruby.  Would it be possible to
  >> include Ruby to the TeXLive distribution?

  > I wonder if that would be a good idea. Perl is not part of TL
  > either, is it? 

Yes, there is a Perl for Windows.

  > What could help people is to add warnings if certain tools are not
  > available, advising the user to install them.

No need to provide these programs for UNIX.  But for Windows it's
helpful if important programs are on the CD or DVD.


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