[tex-live] texmf tree

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Nov 16 23:21:36 CET 2010

Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk> wrote:

> On 2010-11-16 19:08, cfrees at imapmail.org wrote:
> > On Tue 16th Nov, 2010 at 19:00, Lars Madsen seems to have written:
> >
> >> Dr. Clea F. Rees wrote:
> >>> I noticed that the documentation for tapir is under latex. Should it
> >>> not be under fonts?
> >>>
> >>> Also memdesign is under fonts which does not seem especially
> >>> appropriate.
> >>
> >> exactly where?
> >
> > /usr/local/texlive/2010/texmf-dist/doc/fonts/memdesign
> well it might actually make sense to place it there. On CTAN it lives
> in info/memdesign/, and there really isn't a good mapping of info in
> TL.
> memdesign actually talk about several fonts.

it's more about typesetting in general.  any text on typesetting will
(almost inevitably) talk about several fonts.

which is not to say that there is an _obvious_ place to have the
document in tl.  to an extent it doesn't matter, but i agree with clea:
its present location has the potential for confusion.


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