[tex-live] shapepar

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Wed Jan 23 10:10:32 CET 2013

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:

>     The shapepar package ships some user-contributed shapes in the form
>     of *shape[s].def files. In TL, these files are put in
>     doc/generic/shapepar/, whereas they should be in
>     tex/generic/shapepar/.
> Thanks for the report, but ... hmm.  We intentionally moved the
> *shape.def files from the runtime to doc, back in 2006 (r1957), because
> that is where teTeX had them.  I don't know if that was just random, or
> was Donald's desired location.
> Donald, direction please?

They should be in the input path for regular documents.

Uwe Stöhr thought there might be a problem with the lack of license
statement in the .def files.  If that is the case I could add a 
statement in every file, or in the README file.

Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca

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