[tex-live] tl doc formats

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sat Sep 9 16:31:40 CEST 2006

"John R. Culleton" <john at wexfordpress.com> writes:

> Getting back to the question of speed, perhaps pdftex without etex
> should still be maintained, Right now pdftex is just a synonym for
> pdfetex, which is not needed by most users. Without the etex added
> pdftex would be smaller and presumably faster.

The size and speed differences should be negligible.  It is PDFTeX
that causes the speed bump, not eTeX.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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