[tex-live] TL 13 -- how many maintained installations are there?

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Tue Apr 15 15:53:11 CEST 2014

Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> If you mean that my *local* tlmgr will be attempting to update a *remote*
> database when I am trying to run it? Me. Absolutely. I would not mind so
> much if tl-net-as-a-service kept track of download statistics, but my local
> application actually calling out? No.
> What I do on my machine is my business, and my business only.

If you perform the update locally, from a local mirror/cache,
then whilst it would be desirable to record the event, I could
live with it not doing so.  But if the interaction involves
a network fetch, then I would be in favour of that fetch being
recorded on a single central database for subsequent statistical

** Phil.

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