[tex-live] Monday 9 April tl18 freeze target

Denis Bitouzé dbitouze at wanadoo.fr
Fri Apr 6 07:39:58 CEST 2018

Le 06/04/18 à 06h34, Petra Ruebe-Pugliese a écrit :

> Oh dear ..
> On Thursday 05 April 2018 at 22:07:40 +0000  Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
>> I'm hoping to completely freeze TL18 this Monday (April 9) for the usual
>> several days of TeX Collection DVD creation and testing. I don't know if
>> we'll make it, but it's my goal.
>> So ... anyone who wants package updates in the TL18 release,
>> please upload to CTAN now! --thanks, karl.
>  I'm not sure _CTAN_ will be able to make it.
>  I hope we won't get _completely_ drowned, after this call.
>  Three quarters of the CTAN upload team are at present at a
>  DANTE meeting in Passau;  the third quarter is on holiday.
>  I'll be on my way back home (and completely offline!) until
>  tomorrow around midday and then very busy catching up with
>  everyday life.
>  So I _do_ hope uploaders will be merciful ...

... or, because of the this non-availability of CTAN upload team, maybe
Karl could relax a bit the dead line?

I remembered it was on April 9, but I figured out this date was the dead
line for updating packages on CTAN. Sigh... I planned to release
3 classes by next Monday and won't be able to do it today.

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