[tex-live] movie15 and media9

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 11:18:22 CET 2012

On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:

> TL's policy is and always has been to omit software which can *only*
> be used with nonfree software.

The word "used" is ambivalent: neither AA nor AR are required for
producing PDF (in contrast to certain packages of D.P.Story where AA
is required to produce PDF), only for rendering it. For a sake of
clarity it would be better to formulate "used" more precisely.

Also for a sake of clarity: Adobe uses the name Adobe Acrobat ONLY for
a fat guy, the free-of-charge thing is called Adobe Reader (however it
also possesses some editing capabilities).

> (By the way, in the TL'12 release it will be easier to use  multiple repositories.)

Will it install packages from tlcontrib into main tree (distribution)
or a local tree?


Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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