TeTeX and TeXLive
Uwe at Grohnwaldt.eu
Fri Dec 14 16:40:50 PST 2007
Am Fri, 14 Dec 2007 10:10:07 +0100
schrieb Michel Talon <talon at lpthe.jussieu.fr>:
> Albert Shih wrote:
> > I'm just want known if there are any plan to replace teTeX ports
> > (the project as stop) by TeXLive ?
> > I've send long time ago a mail to teTeX maintainer and I don't have
> > any answer.
> > I known that's nothing urgent, but without tex the live is hard ;-)
> Well, TeX itself is frozen since many years, so the differences
> between TeTeX and TeXLive are of the order of the infinitesimal. It
> is not like you could not do "happy texing" using TeTeX. Of course
> the migration to TeXLive will have to occur but i understand that it
> is not an ultra hot priority. Personnally i would be happier with a
> distribution much lighter than TeTeX, i think the only progress of
> any interest in all that stuff is pdftex. If only i could put Latex2e
> in the trash can ...
I think there are some changes which are very interresting. One of this
is unicode support through the xetex import to texlive.
So the change to texlive will be important to some people.
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