[tex-live] tl09 release status: coming up

C.M. Connelly cmc at math.hmc.edu
Mon Oct 12 21:54:24 CEST 2009

"SK" == Siep Kroonenberg <siepo at cybercomm.nl>
"JW" == Joseph Wright

    JW> (On the other hand, *why* the TL team wanting installation
    JW> are not to run as Administrator? The usual rule is install
    JW> as Admin, use as a non-privileged user. I don't quite get
    JW> this.)

    SK> E.g. if you sysadmin doesn't give you enough rights on
    SK> your computer.

I can assure you that if one of my users installed TeX Live in
their own account, I would be very, very unhappy with them, and
I'm fairly sure I speak for most sysadmins.  Definitely make it
easy to use from a DVD or USB drive, but please *don't* make it
easy to install in individuals' accounts.


  Claire Connelly                              cmc at math.hmc.edu
  Systems Administrator                          (909) 621-8754
  Department of Mathematics                 Harvey Mudd College

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