[tex-live] TL2011 on Win7

Andreas Hirsch cursus.publicus at sacrumromanumimperium.org
Sat Sep 3 09:40:34 CEST 2011

quoting Reinhard Kotucha, [03.09.2011 01:06 +0100]:
> On 2011-09-02 at 22:51:57 +0200, Martin Schröder wrote:
>  > 2011/8/25 Andreas Hirsch <cursus.publicus at sacrumromanumimperium.org>:
>  > > That's the common sense as stated by for e.g. c't
>  > 
>  > [citation requested]
> Martin, I don't think that it's worthwhile to dig out old articles.
> Imagine how much time it costs.  Would you do something like that
> yourself?  Zdenek already said that the Windows firewall is too
> restrictive.  As far as I understand it, it blocks incoming and
> outgoing connections by default.  All DSL routers come with firewalls
> which allow all outgoing connections and block all incoming
> connections by default, and I think that this is safe enough.
> I suppose that C't recommends to open the firewall for all outgoing
> connections, not to switch it off completely.  I think that this
> "little" difference caused the misunderstanding.

that's it

> Jürgen, I don't think that Andreas referred to one of *your*
> articles.  As far as I can tell, everything you wrote about TeX Live
> in C't has always been 100% correct. 

I never had your articles in mind.


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