[tex-live] ARRRGGGGGGG: premature german texlive announcement

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 17:12:59 CEST 2012

On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 4:35 PM, Robin Fairbairns
<Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Juergen Fenn <juergen.fenn at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Today, they also bring an English version of the announcement in The H open:
>> http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/TeX-Live-2012-released-1635236.html
> which also has an incorrect link:
>   http://anorien.csc.warwick.ac.uk/mirrors/CTAN/systems/texlive/Images/
> i.e., one of the three uk sites on mirror.ctan.org
> who the f*** told them that?

Most of the time when I click a link I end up copy-pasting and
forwarding the link I end up with in my browser, not the original one.

My guess is that someone who clicked on mirror.ctan.org ended up on a
particular mirror and simply included the link from the browser. There
is not a single hint (or at least it is very well hidden) on any of
the mirror pages that people should link to
mirror.ctan.org/this/and/than instead of


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