[tex-live] texdoc under windows

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Jun 10 00:00:59 CEST 2007

On Sam, 09 Jun 2007, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> unhappy with texdoc.  I don't know whether anybody thinks about
> writing texdoc from scratch.  Maybe it should be ported to Perl, which
> is provided by TeXLive for Windows already.

I heard rumors that someone on Debian-TeX is working on this ...

> However, there is even a much better choice:  At the moment I'm
> If anyone wants to translate Thomas' shell scripts to another language
> or intends to write something from scratch, texlua is definitely the
> best choice.

But it is not the time to do  it now. Nobody know whether the lua
interface to all the internals is already fixed, I wouldn't swear on it.
And re-rewriting it again and again is a pain. This is material for
after lua inclusion ...

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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