[OS X TeX] TCOBrowser

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sat Sep 16 10:53:44 EDT 2006

On Sep 16, 2006, at 04:33, John Rawnsley wrote:

> On 16 Sep 2006, at 08:59, Daniel Becker wrote:
> <snip>
>> (I use TCOBrowser to find LaTeX-Documentation, see http://tcobrowser.sourceforge.net/)
> I just tried this out and it looks quite useful...
> ... but I cannot get the CTAN catalogue list to update.
> The installed list in version 0.86 is dated 2005-07-23 16:08:49
> but trying each of the CTAN repositories in turn I get the message
> "Remote file is unavailable". On the other hand it appears to have
> no problem updating the MikTeX catalogue to 2006-09-16 09:33:44.
> Has anyone successfully updated the CTAN catalogue list?

Not likely, since that's probably the last time I updated the XML  
version of the catalogue; the original hope was that someone would  
help out with the project, but it's been languishing.  I really need  
to look into scripting that process.  Sorry.

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