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Re: The Future of Debian's TeX packages

'Christian Schwarz wrote:'
>So the major question is:
>	a) do we stick to our own Debian-TeX distribution -- that is:
>	we have to get all TeX sources/macro packages from CTAN and
>	have to arrange/compile/config them to apply to our standards, or

This may be the option that fits our source code packaging best.

>	b) should we base our TeX packages on an existing TeX distribution
>	(teTeX, NTeX, etc.) and change only what's necessary to apply
>	to Debian standards.

I'd add a disadvantage to these is that we won't have sources (well,
maybe we would) and the filesystem standard would have to be verified
after each new release (hard work too).

Christopher J. Fearnley            |    Linux/Internet Consulting
cjf@netaxs.com, cjf@onit.net       |    UNIX SIG Leader at PACS
http://www.netaxs.com/~cjf         |    (Philadelphia Area Computer Society)
ftp://ftp.netaxs.com/people/cjf    |    Design Science Revolutionary
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