[tex-live] what's about biblatex

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Aug 4 18:29:18 CEST 2008

Rolf Niepraschk <Rolf.Niepraschk at ptb.de> wrote:

> Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard schrieb:
> > Rolf Niepraschk scripsit (04.08.2008 13:50)
> >> The famous package "biblatex" is missing in the current pre-version of
> >> TeXLive 2008. What is the plan for this package?
> >>
> > Famous, but still experimental. The readme discourages people to distribute it
> > before version 1.0, and the author indeed told me by mail that he prefers we
> > don't include it in TL'08, even though our new update mechanism.
> The latex3 stuff is included in TeXLive and it is also experimental. I
> know that many people use biblatex. No one must do it. It would be
> necessary if I can download the package via "tlmgr".

but the latex team asked that latex the stuff be included, whereas
philipp asked that _his_ stuff not be included.

things like tex live (or ctan, for that matter) only work if we make an
effort to respect people's wishes.


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