Bug#635382: [tex-live] Bug#635382: new release of latex-unicode
Am Donnerstag, den 19.04.2012, 22:46 +0100 schrieb Robin Fairbairns:
> Wolfgang Jeltsch <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > By the way, the package is already called “ucs” in TeXLive. However, it
> > is called “unicode” in MiKTeX. And it is called “unicode” on CTAN, and
> > its directory on CTAN is also called “unicode”.
> i wonder what you consider is naming what, here? if you're assuming the
> catalogue "entry" name is the source, you're wrong. the catalogue only
> really emerged about 10 years after ctan, and its first population was
> named from the directory that the catalogue entry described.
I mean these URLs and the appearances of “unicode” on the web pages they
> > How can I change the package and directory name on CTAN? Is there a
> > dedicated process for doing so? Should I upload the package under the
> > name “ucs”? Should the “unicode” entry be changed to just contain some
> > README that tells that the package name has changed? Should the
> > “unicode” entry be removed entirely?
> upload a package called "ucs" and note that it replaces "unicode" ;-)
I’ll probably do so within the next days.
By the way, I’ve changed a few things to accommodate for the upcoming
• The name “ucs” is now consistently used in the package’s
• The distribution file that is produced by the makefile is now
called “ucs.tar.gz” instead of “unicode.tar.gz”.
• The FAQ entry that used to explain the naming inconsistency now
mentions the name change and explains the rationale behind it.
• The URL of the source code repository is now
• The URL of the package’s homepage is now
A redirect from the old URL is in place.