[tex-live] Please rename the texlive binary package to texlive-medium/minimal/whatever

Joel C. Salomon joelcsalomon at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 00:09:54 CEST 2009

Frank Küster wrote:
> Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> wrote:
>> Yes, for normal users, names like like "minimal" or "medium" are not
>> meaningful (as opposed to "full"), and it would be nice to be able to
>> install something like "texlive-latex" easily because this is what
>> most people want.  But it's probably not sufficient to simply replace
>> the name "texlive-medium" by "texlive-latex".  Sounds like a lot of
>> work.
> Hm, texlive-latex sounds nice. However, wouldn't people expect to get
> "everything" for LaTeX?  However, our "texlive" package only depends on 
> collection-fontsrecommended
> collection-latexrecommended
> collection-latex(base) (don't know the exact texlive name)

OK then, how about texlive-recommended? The progression (-minimal,
-recommended, -full) seems natural to me.

Oh, and the bike shed must be yellow.  Just saying.


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