[NTG-context] ConTeXt ultraminimals (was re: Perl/Ruby dependency)
luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 16:56:04 CEST 2008
On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 4:43 PM, Mojca Miklavec
<mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 4:32 PM, luigi scarso wrote:
> > > See my reply to Hans (about five minutes before this message); it's
> > > complexity of installation and options, not disc usage, that I'm
> > > trying to minimize.
> > A bit off-topic:
> > mayb we can also think a context-live iso img.
> I have already done it once (perl and ruby added to the CD, and
> formats generated), and one could be prepared at/for the conference.
> However, I have no idea how sensible the formats are (if you prepare a
> live CD with slightly different versions of pdfTeX for different
> platforms - probably that's not going to work?) And luatex should then
> put its cache into temp.
What about an image to run with a virtual machine ?
> PS: but the main problem with CD is that you cannot update it, so it
> probably gets old before you even manage to burn it
Are you sure ?
pdftex is frozen (almost), .
I have a production with a context 4 years old.
Context (in some...contexts) stay pretty young.
it's new .
it's powerful .
it's luatex .
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