[tex-live] xeCJK package missing

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Thu Sep 18 20:08:35 CEST 2008

François Charette <firmicus at ankabut.net> wrote:

> Robin Fairbairns a écrit :
> > Werner LEMBERG <wl at gnu.org> wrote:
> >
> >> SUN Wen-Chang's xeCJK package is missing in TeXLive.
> >
> > it's also missing from ctan, so presumably (s)he doesn't want it
> > distributed.
> According to the log for rev 9710 (2008-07-23):
>  > rm cjk per author

but it's since been restored, again per author's request.  (and neither
implies nor denies xecjk, which i presume is an xetex package of some

the fact is, ctan doesn't want to deal with packages that the author
doesn't want us to deal with.  to a large extent, tex live doesn't
distribute things that aren't on ctan (xetex itself is an exception -- i
don't know why).  unless the author of xecjk does something unusual
(e.g., joining the tex live team and building distribution packages for
him/herself), xecjk is unlikely to make it to tex live.


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