[OS X TeX] Re: End of i-Installer/i-Packages support per 1/1/2007

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Sat Nov 11 14:37:58 EST 2006

On Nov 11, 2006, at 2:29 PM, Claus Gerhardt wrote:

> A custom installation would be nice but not necessary. A  
> comprehensive tex installation which will be  updated in toto once  
> a year or whenever there is new TeXLive seems to me to be the right  
> thing.
> Claus
> On Nov 11, 2006, at 19:38, Richard Koch wrote:
>> We might want to evolve MacTeX slightly so it has a "default"  
>> installation and a
>> "custom" installation. That would allow a user to install TeX  
>> without automatically
>> installing ghostscript (and associated libraries) or ImageMagick  
>> (and associated
>> libraries). On the other hand, making this "fine grained" isn't in  
>> the cards, so
>> we should also actively search for someone to take over i-Installer.

I agree. Besides, disk space is soooooo cheap these days that an  
extra 10 or even 100 or 200 MB just doesn't matter.

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