[NTG-context] waiting for mswincontext

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Sep 19 20:02:27 CEST 2007


Idris Samawi Hamid wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Sep 2007 10:33:42 -0600, Joel C. Salomon  
> <joelcsalomon at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 9/19/07, Idris Samawi Hamid <ishamid at colostate.edu> wrote:
>>> Don't forget to incorporate tex-gyre, including otf's!
>> Is the installation really that hard?
> 
> The last time I installed TeX-Gyre only two fonts worked and the rest did  
> not.
> 
> The point is that debugging when things go wrong takes time and some of us  
> are just too busy to have to to debug every little thing. It seems to me  
> that TeX-Gyre is one of those things that should work out of the box, like  
> lm.

sure, but since they are under development, names change, locations 
change etc i don't look into it on a daily basis (already overloaded)

>> I'd rather have a tarball to be unzipped over the directory tree than
>> have a constantly growing 'minimal' installation.
> 
> Finally, mswincontext.zip is not really "minimal" but "maximal" ;-)  
> Updates to TeX-Gyre could be supported as a package a la cont-tmf.zip of  
> course.

we had that a while but inconsistencies showed up

Hans

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