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Re: Bug#311997: ITP: gaim-latex -- gaim plugin wich translate LaTeX code into image in conversation

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 10:47:35AM +0200, Bernhard R. Link wrote:
> * Martin Braure de Calignon <braurede@free.fr> [050606 10:39]:
> > But I have a question. I'have quickly done first package. gaim-latex use
> > a tex2im script that is from another source. Do I have to make two
> > packages, one for tex2im and one for gaim-latex or do I have to just
> > include this script in gaim-latex package (I think the first is the
> > best, but I want to be sure)?
> Given the small size of tex2im I think an own package for it would be
> bloat. Though I'd suggest to try getting it in one the packages it
> depends on instead of a package depending on it. (As it mostly is a
> wrapper around latex&dvips and convert, tetex-bin or imagemagic would
> be good candidates. Perhaps just ask their maintainers what they think
> about it).

I thought the same thing.  Really, it is a 200+ line bash script,
including comments and blank lines.  Martin could always include in
giam-latex until he can get it into another related package.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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