[tex-live] Install file of the TL should have unique name

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Jan 9 19:51:05 CET 2014

I have enormous sympathy with this request, and will never
understand, as long as I live, why Microsoft chose to conceal
vital information in this way.

Philip Taylor
Denis Bitouzé wrote:
> Hi,
> in order to install TL 2013 on Windows, I told a student of mine to
> click on the 'install-tl.bat' file in the TL folder. But, as:
> 1. by default, Windows hides the files' extensions,
> 2. TL provides 3 'install-tl.*' files,
> my student didn't succeed to run the install wizard as he didn't click
> on the right file.
> He brought his computer at the university in order I help him but
> I couldn't figure out what was the right file to run. I had to change
> the Windows config in order to make the extensions be displayed, to
> finally detect the .bat file.
> Hence, it could be nice that for the install file of the TL to have
> unique name.
> Best regards.

Windows 8 ? Just say "no".

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