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

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Thu Jun 29 10:15:22 CEST 2006

Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> writes:

> Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>> No need to provide these programs for UNIX.  But for Windows it's
> at least on my linux box, ruby did not get installed by default, so we 
> cannot assume it to be installed
>> helpful if important programs are on the CD or DVD.
> ruby and perl for windows can be downloaded from several places and
> installation is no real problem.

Well, but having to install externally downloaded software sort of
defeats the idea of a live TeX system.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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