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

Joachim Schrod jschrod at acm.org
Wed Apr 16 01:07:03 CEST 2014

On 04/15/14 23:22, Nelson H. F. Beebe wrote:
> Alexander Willand  <alexander.willand at t-online.de> writes today
>>> there does not seem to be an easy way to research the number of TL users. 
> We're in agreement there.  
> Here's another case where it is hard to decide what a TeX Live user
> is.
> We run the WeBWork system for student practice, quizes, and
> examinations.  In any given academic term, TeX is run more than one
> million times, because each question is randomly generated and newly
> typeset.

Good argument. We've got a product that's based partly on TeX,
called DocCenter. Our reference customer alone produces 12.5
millions documents a year, for roughly 0.5 million customers. How
many TeX users is that?


Joachim Schrod, Roedermark, Germany
Email: jschrod at acm.org

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