Re: RM?: independent cwebx and cweb-latex package
On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 05:19:16PM +0100, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 08:58:59PM +0900, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > Hi Julian and Tex people,
> > cweb: removed in 2005 (texlive-extra-utils contains this)
> > cwebx: unchanged from 2007
> > cweb-latex: unchanged from 2007 (texlive-latex-extra contains this)
> cweb: definitely to be removed
> cweb-latex: I will upload a transition package for wheezy and it can
> be removed for wheezy+1
> cwebx: 0.1% is still a lot of people. If people have written cwebx
> programs, why remove the compiler? cwebx itself is perfectly fine.
Thanks for your clarification. I agree.
As I checked cwebx
| This version is a complete rewrite of Levy & Knuth's version of CWEB.
| It uses a slightly different syntax from the L&K version, but provides a
| compatibility mode allowing
cwebx is not duplicate of cweb.
But is there any reason to keep cwebx as independent package in future?
Maybe integrating into texlive-extra-utils seems reasonable thing for
long run if we keep this in archive.