[tex-live] install-tl-windows.bat unavailable in Microsoft Store

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Fri Dec 7 16:00:04 CET 2018

Hi Denis,

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> This student had to get the (hopefully with no charge) "Switch out of
> S mode" program (or extension, or whatever) and to accept that
> "[s]witching out of S mode is one-way" and that "mak[ing] the switch,
> [he] won't be able to go back to Windows 10 in S mode".

When was this **** introduced? I don't remember ever having switched out
of whatever mode, and I can install a lot of programs...

> I would be very surprised that the TL team would be able to make
> `install-tl-windows.bat' become an app available in the Microsoft Store.
> So this S(ecurity or hit?) mode will sadly refrain people from
> installing TeX on their Windows computer...

Well, I think this is a problem with 99% of the software. Most software
I use is not distributed via MS Store, and I guess this is generally so.
I think this is just a stupid dead-end of Microsoft trials.


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