Jun20 TUG news: tug'20 online, latex-dev, ctan

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Hellenic-Institute.Uk
Wed Jun 3 12:15:33 CEST 2020

Andreas Scherer wrote:

>>> - pwebmac, consolidated WEB macros for DVI and PDF output
>> texdoc -c fuzzy_level=0 pwebmac
> On Linux, this reports
> texdoc warning: No viewer defined for ".md" files, using "viewer_txt"
> instead.
> and opens 'Okular' (KDE document viewer) on the 'README.md' file from
> /opt/texlive/2020/texmf-dist/doc/plain/pwebmac/README.md .  

Interesting, Andreas.  There is no directory under

> C:\TeX\Live\2020\texmf-dist\doc\plain

correspondng to your "pwebmac", despite a forced update earlier today. I will try
again tomorrow.

> Also,
> $ kpsewhich pwebmac.tex
> reports
> /opt/texlive/2020/texmf-dist/tex/plain/pwebmac/pwebmac.tex
> and this should work for you as well.

No, that also returns the null string.

> Maybe in a future revision of the 'pwebmac' package, I'll include the
> short documentation in a more accessible format.
> If you want to try 'pwebmac.tex', simply 'weave' your WEB source as
> usual and replace the first line in the TeX file with
> \input pwebmac
> and run your favourite TeX engine (plain 'tex', 'tex "\let\pdf+
> \input...", 'pdftex', and 'xetex' are currently supported).

Many thanks, Andreas, but until "pwebmac" makes its way into my TeX Live 2020 (full)
installation, I am stymied !

Philip Taylor

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