[tex-live] The mattens package

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Sep 23 20:46:56 CEST 2009

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> On Do, 24 Sep 2009, Will Robertson wrote:
> > Ah, the DTX/INS pair are contained within
> >
> >     
> > http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/mattens/source/latex/mattens/mattens_src.zip 
> Ah bummer, ok, sorry, then I didn't see it because I exclude .zips from
> my CTAN sync ;-)

fwiw, my immediate feeling, looking again at the directory, was "this is
a complete mess".  why he bothered to create a pseudo-tds structure and
then stick a .zip in it, is beyond me.

we might be a bit more robust now, but there are limits.  (after all,
we've suffered a very bitter attack from one author, who now refuses to
upload, because we wanted to impose a layout.)

> > What's the standard procedure here?
> Karl, maybe it is ok and we put it as is into TL?

i don't see why it wouldn't be ok.  just because the uploader was


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