[OS X TeX] TCOBrowser

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sun Sep 17 20:59:31 EDT 2006

On 9/17/06, Adam R. Maxwell <amaxwell at mac.com> wrote:
> On Sep 17, 2006, at 01:50, Victor Ivrii wrote:
> > I never gave TCOBrowser a serious try. Now I tried. I looked for a
> > package pgf
> > TCOBrowser returned Date 11/04/04 (which is one year older than the
> > current one)
> > Local: - (in fact I have two: one in tetex tree, which is v. 0.65
> > 11/04/04) and in the local tree (not user tree) which is v.1.01
> > 11/16/05)
> >
> > Rather strange
> This is a date returned by the TeX Catalogue Online (I think it's the
> date pgf was added to the catalogue or its entry was modified).  If
> you update the catalogue it will show an incorrect date, since the xml
> entry for PGF has RCS tags embedded in its datestamp (should show
> 2006/04/25).

The current version is v.1.01 11/16/05 but CTAN seems to be confused
since pgf resides on sourceforge

> Your local pgf version/date has nothing to do with TCOBrowser.

Then what is the meaning of "Local Doc"? While I definitely can access
them by texdoc and texdoctk it would be nice to have the similar
functionality in TCOBrowser

> Adam


Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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