showhyphens gone?

Per Starbäck starback at
Sat Aug 27 15:46:16 CEST 2022

Manfred Lotz <manfred at> writes:

> The showhyphens author Patrick Gundlach decided in June that showhyphens should
> be moved to obsolete in CTAN. If a package gets moved to obsolete/ tree then it
> will be removed from texlive.

Thanks for the explanation! Is that really a good policy, though? To me
it seems obviously good if a Texlive release is rather  stable, and it
would be better if obsoletion meant that the package isn't included in the
*next release* of Texlive.

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