overleaf upgrade notes

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Tue Sep 24 23:27:18 CEST 2019

On 24/09/2019 22:19, Karl Berry wrote:
> Let me mention that Overleaf just posted a long blog entry about
> upgrading from TL 2017 to 2018.
> https://www.overleaf.com/blog/tex-live-upgrade-september-2019
> It includes detailed descriptions of many package changes that can bite
> users, and lots of other hints. Thanks, Overleaf!
> This is what our "known bug" list should look like, except unfortunately
> we have no resources with which to make it happen, systematic testing
> not being something that volunteers much want to do. Such is life.
> Looking forward to their analogous 2018->2019 post :). --best, karl.

They have a good set of people and of course are testing in a very 
focussed way (knowing what sort of documents they are actually supporting).

I've asked them about TL'19: they do expect to switch before the end of 
the year.


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