[texhax] which TeX?

Arno Trautmann Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de
Wed Sep 21 14:25:17 CEST 2011

William Adams wrote:
> On Sep 21, 2011, at 7:54 AM, Lars Madsen wrote:
>> For windows there are only two LaTeX distributions: TeX Live or miktex (in its various wrappings)
> ?!?
> http://w32tex.org/
> (This should be on the DVD, if it isn't it should be, it's small enough (which is why I use it))

But it has only binaries, but not all the *tex-packages, does it? And, 
as far as I know, TeX live takes its binaries for windows from W32TeX?

> There's also the shareware BakomaTeX:
> http://www.bakoma-tex.com/
> and a couple of commercial versions (which aren't on the DVD if that was the intent).

Which all is non-free and therefore for many people not of interest. 
(For others, it might be, of course)


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