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

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 16:55:07 CET 2018

po 10. 12. 2018 v 16:46 odesílatel Siep Kroonenberg <siepo at bitmuis.nl> napsal:
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 07:07:31AM -0800, Richard Koch wrote:
> > I'm a Macintosh user with no dog in this fight.
> >
> > The s-mode restrictions on Windows are analogous to the iPad restrictions in my world. The solution in that case was not to make TeX-Live run, but instead to convert TeX to an internal library within a GUI interface, so no calls to other programs were needed. This approach ran into problems with the GPL, but eventually and with enormous work a couple of developers overcame these problems.
> > See Texpad iOS and TeX Writer, both in the Apple Store.
> >
> > I'm willing to bet that those developers are well aware of s-mode and their approaches will be the ultimate way TeX arrives on s-mode machines. I do not see this as a threat to TeX Live.
> >
> > When the iPad was introduced, the canonical answer to "how do you do TeX" was to typeset over the network. But it wasn't long until iPad users wanted the typesetting engine to live on their machine. It is all too common to attend conferences and find the the network isn't working, or isn't available to visitors.
> >
> > Richard Koch
> Thanks for this information. So there is hope. Of course it helps
> that in the Apple universe people are more willing to pay for stuff.
Apple Store even offers free apps and the paid apps are usually cheap
even for user from the east. Anyway, I solved TL on iPad by using
Raspberry Pi, iPad was just its keyboard and screen. It's nice to use
an iPad as a client connected to a server in one's pocket. But I
understand that it is not much comfortable and it is not suitable for

I have also tried Raspberry Pi connected to a MacBook, its powered
from MacBook's USB.
> --
> Siep Kroonenberg

Zdeněk Wagner

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