[tex-live] Bug#420394: How to handle interdependencies of collections

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Wed May 9 16:25:06 CEST 2007

Juergen Fenn <juergen.fenn at GMX.DE> wrote:

> karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:
>>     On the Debian side, I think we can add a Recommends or Suggests, a "soft
>>     Requires". 
>> That sounds reasonable in general, if you want to make a general
>> statement.  Other possibilities would be to move acronym to humanities,
>> or bigfoot to latexextra.  I don't have strong feelings about it.
> I agree with Frank that acronym is useful not only for those working
> in the humanities. However, if I got it right, we could say humanities
> requires latexextra, but not vice versa, right? So if a user can do
> without the humanities packages he still can install latexextra only.

We could, but then we could as well lump all of colleciton-humanities
into collection-latexextra. 

Regards, Frank

Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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