[tex-live] LuaTeX 1.0.0 in TL 2016?
P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Sep 28 23:30:50 CEST 2016
Karl Berry wrote:
> No, I do not want to rebuild luatex 1.0.0 binaries now; I think it is
> better to keep things stable. Next year will be soon enough for TL.
> Anyone who wants to work with 1.0 can build them from sources, or, I
> imagine, get them from the context repos in due course. -k
Following encouragement yesterday from David Carlisle, I was motivated to try to migrate from XeTeX to LuaTeX 1.0, but "anyone who wants to work with 1.0 can build them from sources" is a 100%-certain obstacle to adoption. "Building from source" may well be the norm in the Unix world, but to the best of my knowledge the number of people who can build TeX Live for Windows can be numbered on the fingers of one hand ...
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