[tex-live] merging texmf-doc into texmf-dist

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Tue Feb 17 20:57:46 CET 2009

Karl Berry a écrit :
> The original reason to have texmf-doc (Fabrice created it), as I
> understand it, was to be able to easily access documentation by language.
> Although one might hope that texdoc or other tools could offer that, the
> reality is that they don't; maybe someday, but it's not simple to do.
Concerning texdoc, I hope it will provide some kind of language
preferences indeed, but in my plans it would be based on information
borrowed from the Catalogue via the texlive.tlpbd file, so the texmf-doc
tree won't probably be useful here.

> I don't have strong feelings about the merge myself.  But if we're going
> to change it, the time to do it will be when we start preparing the 2009
> release, i.e., soon.
I tend to prefer merging it, just for the sake of simplification.


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