[NTG-context] waiting for mswincontext

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Sep 19 18:58:15 CEST 2007


Joel C. Salomon wrote:
> On 9/19/07, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>> i need to update a few more binaries, and mojca and i have to fix/test a
>> couple of xetex things (new xetex bin too)
> 
> So the minimal distribution will come with mkii, mkiii, and mkiv?  Thanks!

well, mkiii is something virtual -)

pdftex/xetex support is in the tex+mkii files
luatex       support is in the tex+mkiv files

the deviattion of xetex from pdftex is currently not large enough to add 
mkiii files

the context zip will always have it all

> One question: does the bundled LuaTeX track the current (semi)stable
> LuaTeX releases?

sure, when i make zips i add the bins that i use

however, in the near future minimals will be delivered differently, 
rsynced from the contextgarden and optionally be way more minimal, esp 
with regards to fonts:

pdftex: no opentype, less afm files, gyre instead of old, lm type1 (only 
encodings that make sense)

xetex: only opentype + math

luatex: idem

of course one can merge all

Hans

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