[tex-live] TL installer doing things without permission :-(

Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sat Aug 9 12:33:05 CEST 2008

Siep Kroonenberg wrote:

> I would like a reference to some online document, with a
> corresponding shortcut in the texlive menu. But mention of the
> searchpath might alarm some users, and the desktop changes they can
> see for themselves.
> And the welcome message really is already too long; the Unix version
> merely is more too long, but extra line happens to be essential.
> By the way: the psview shortcut can be used as a drag-and-drop
> target. So although it is not essential, it adds a real convenience.

I'm going to step back on this one : clearly Siep and
I disagree about the importance (or otherwise) of
warning Windows users about the changes to their
environment that installing TL 2008 will make; I leave
it to the discretion of the Team to decide which
position to favour.

** Phil.

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