[tex-live] tex live 2007 released

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Tue Feb 20 12:00:58 CET 2007

On 20 Feb 2007, at 10:15 am, Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> Vedran Miletiæ <rivanvx at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Apparently ftp://ftp.tug.org/texlive/Images/ has both the "inst" and
>> "live" images, while the link provided by Karl has only the "live"
>> image.
> right.  at karl's suggestion, i don't mirror the inst image (cambridge
> is the portal for texlive->ctan).

However, the readme file says that there are two images, live and inst.

> whether it's reasonable for ctan to hold it depends on whether a
> significant number of people actually want it: i'm inclined to agree
> with karl.  (after all, the image we _do_ hold contains everything the
> inst image has, and includes lots of other stuff -- notably much more
> "install" stuff than is on the inst image.)

IMO, it's probably worth providing the inst image, for the sake of  
people who want to be able to burn a CD. It might be good to add a  
note to the readme, though, mentioning the limited range of systems  
supported by inst.


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