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

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 21:08:01 CET 2018

Please, notice that without total redesign everything in TL depends on
cmd.exe which is Microsoft's own uncertified product, so what do you
want to achieve and how? Prohibition of cmd.exe is the key point f the
S-mode. Allowing cmd.exe is the same as cancellation of the S-mode.

Zdeněk Wagner

po 10. 12. 2018 v 20:19 odesílatel George Georgalis <george at galis.org> napsal:
> Or perhaps, a solution to address the problem should be developed.
> Anyone that installs and uses tex or derivatives knows it can be more complicated than their operating system. If operating system vendors are concerned about user's security, I say embrace that.
> If tex were delivered, packaged, as a containerized processor of user files, certification of the container engine may still be required, but then packages could be installed as components of the engine, not requiring additional certification.
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 11:02 AM Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Norbert Preining wrote:
>> >
>> >       Dear Jeff,
>> >       I'm the president of the TeX User Group, an extremely powerful
>> >       User Group of an Open Source Product with about a few thousand
>> >       members. I am very disappointed how Amazon treats our services,
>> >       and would like to ask you to update your system to properly
>> >       support TeX.
>> Maybe if we are to ask someone with a little tact and diplomacy to write
>> the letter we might have a better chance.
>> ** P.
> --
> George Georgalis, (415) 894-2710, http://www.galis.org/

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