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

Staszek Wawrykiewicz staw at gust.org.pl
Wed Feb 21 23:17:45 CET 2007

On Wed, 21 Feb 2007, Karl Berry wrote:

>     there won't be problems with TeX Live adopting it. 
> Well, TeX Live will follow whatever Staszek wants to do :).

Ehh, you are so kind, as usual, but that's not me who steering a ship :-)
> Staszek, are you really proposing to rename Polish platex?

Why not? My idea is to make happy people also in Japanese, Chinese, 
Vietnamese, Arabic, etc., and make TL really worldwide usable 
without special aditions.

> Does the name conflict really cause problems in practice?
Yes, at the moment. 

Staszek Wawrykiewicz
StaW at gust.org.pl

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