Best practice to include non-tex documentation in a CTAN package

Karl Berry karl at
Wed Nov 18 23:02:01 CET 2020

Hi Louis,

    - the .rst files (and .png files), with a README to explain how to
    compile them?


    - the generated .tex file (and .png files)?

No need.

The idea of providing sources is to allow another person to modify the
program and/or documentation. For that, what's desired is the "real"
source that they would want to modify (and, as you suggest, instructions
for how to do it), not any number of intermediate formats.


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