[tex-live] Stop providing a4.sty and a4wide.sty for texlive-2009

Pacho Ramos pacho at condmat1.ciencias.uniovi.es
Sat Jul 18 17:14:37 CEST 2009

El sáb, 18-07-2009 a las 15:16 +0100, Robin Fairbairns escribió:
> think through the results of your proposal.
> 1. lots of people, working on inherited documents, will find they no
> longer work, since a package has disappeared.  complain, and they're
> told to edit parts of the document they've previously never touched.
> 2. people working with latex generators such as lyx find themselves
> isolated.  complain, and they're told (at best) just update your copy of
> lyx.
> 3. much work needs to be done on other bundles in the distribution, to
> get rid of references to the packages.
> in short, this isn't something one could possibly do this near to a
> release.  it may be worth thinking about, but not for this year.
> personally, i wouldn't bother.
> robin

OK, no problem, I understand your point of view. It can be considered
for a future release of course :-)

Thanks for the full explanation

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