[tex-live] documentation of arydshln

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Wed Oct 24 11:28:03 CEST 2007

Herbert Voss <Herbert.Voss at fu-berlin.de> writes:

> Zdenek Wagner schrieb:
>> 2007/10/24, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>:
>>>     running the documentation file of arydshln.sty requires
>>>     the dtx file, which is read by the arydshln-man.tex.
>>>     But this file cannot be found by tex, it is in the
>>>     source directory.
>>> I know the problem, but that is simply the way TL has always been
>>> arranged (since long before I was involved) -- the dtx/ins have always
>>> been put in the source/ subtree.
>> dtx/ins files are sources for both the package and documentation, so I
>> think that the source tree is the good place for them. Normal users of
>> TL never need them.
> I am a normal user of texlive ...

A "normal user" of TeXlive can count the occurences of his name within
TeXlive using the fingers of two hands without resorting to a
positional number system.

You don't qualify.  Neither do I.  Probably less than a third of the
people writing on this list.  Scary thought.

David Kastrup

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