[tex-live] ifplatform: Detection of TeX Live on Windows

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Wed Aug 26 01:39:56 CEST 2009

    the times when there was a 8.3 rule in TDS. Is it finally dropped?

Well, the rule was more of a recommendation, and was never enforced (or
enforceable), like the rest of the TDS, so there isn't anything much to

I don't think there was ever a TL (or tetex, or even texk) distribution
which was completely 8.3.  Probably have to go back to emtex for that ...

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