[tex-live] tl doc formats

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Fri Sep 8 09:38:33 CEST 2006

Markus Kohm <markus.kohm at gmx.de> writes:

> Am Freitag, 8. September 2006 08:40 schrieb David Kastrup:
>> TeXlive contains DVI viewers
> But not all of them support e.g. scaling and rotation. So some DVI
> documents (e.g. grfguide.dvi) wouldn't show the final result. Maybe
> transformation into PS or PDF could be done on the fly or at
> installation time or the user may be told to do it.

I don't think error-prone stuff like that should be done at
documentation access time.

> But some documents e.g. about font packages may even need non-free
> fonts.  Because of this some documents need to be PS or PDF. Because
> of this DVI couldn't be the one and only used format. It only could
> be the prefered one.

I never claimed differently.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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