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

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Jun 30 00:02:23 CEST 2006

David Kastrup wrote:
> Microsoft's latest "security uploads" include a utility that checks
> for "legitimateness" of the Windows copy and nags if it considers you
well, buy a legal copy
> available for that treatment.  Can't be removed, either.  The next
> version is supposed to be compulsory, and to put the system down if
> you haven't had your system phone home to Microsoft for three months.
not different from what redhat did a few years ago: i suddenly got these 
"sorry, you cannot update now because our paid customers get priority", 
in the end the system was taken off line because it was hacked, see .. 
anyone has his own story but one should not claim that this one 
experience is representing the whole

the same is true for experiences with tex or msword or office or 
indesign or ...


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