[tex-live] [www-ptex 163999] Conflicting binary/format names: platex is polish and japanese

Vedran Miletić rivanvx at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 22:47:57 CET 2007

2007/2/21, Staszek Wawrykiewicz <staw at gust.org.pl>:
> As we hopefully received some opinions from our Japanese friends, I still
> believe that we can find some good solution. But I'm afraid, it will take
> some time to propagate and change all existing distibutions (teTeX,
> MiKTeX, fpTeX, TeX Live, as well as users' accustoms, etc.). As I see, the
> consequence for the distributions would be also changing Polish "platex"
> (also in directory names!) to something different, say, pollatex (it is,
> e.g., important to the TeXLive's packaging concept!, not to mention CTAN
> and Catalogue)
fpTEX and teTeX a are dead. I don't know about MikTeX, but I'm sure
there won't be problems with TeX Live adopting it. After all, it's TeX
Live developer who pointed out this issue.
> All in all, I think that Polish "platex" would follow all the above just
> to meet and welcome Japanese needs.
We are making progress here! It's good to see someone willing to cooperate.
> Kind regards,
> --
> Staszek Wawrykiewicz
> StaW at gust.org.pl

Vedran Miletić
Student at Math Department, University of Rijeka

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