[NTG-context] garden's vs. pragma's minimals

Alan Stone software.list.1es9s at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 18:39:28 CEST 2008


Thanks Mojca.

Have a nice weekend,
Alan

On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Mojca Miklavec <
mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 9:44 AM, Alan Stone wrote:
> > Thanks for your extensive comments Aditya. It's (finally) *much* clearer
> > now.
> >
> >> Now you have two options: Either isolate minimal context from the one
> >> provided by the distribution, or make them co-exist. Isolating them is
> >> easy, the minimals even come with a script "setuptex" which does that.
> So,
> >> you just source setuptex before running context. If you want minimals
> and
> >> distribution tex to coexits, things are a bit tricky. You need to
> >> understand how the tex distribution works, which is an intangled (for
> the
> >> want of a better word) mess.
> >
> > I'll take the isolation option then.
> >
> > A question about the minimals...
> >
> > http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ConTeXt_Minimals mentions "The Minimals
> are an
> > attempt to provide the same functionality as the current Pragma's minimal
> > ConTeXt distributions in the zip files."
> >
> > What's the difference (in provided functionalities) between the
> > contextgarden minimals and the pragma ones ?
>
> The binaries at PRAGMA haven't been updated since August, and you can
> only update ConTeXt using "download, unzip" approach, which makes you
> download the whole zip (independent of how much has changed), and
> doesn't update binaries. With minimals on the garden, only a single
> file will be updated in case that a single file has changed (rsync
> rules!!!).
>
> Minimals might have some files (fonts, binaries) missing (but feel
> free to request them) + standalone environment missing as well.
>
> Mojca
>
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