[OS X TeX] final tex live 2007

Christian Burk maillists at gmx.de
Thu Feb 22 14:10:51 EST 2007

Am 22.02.2007 um 15:13 schrieb Herbert Schulz:

> On Feb 22, 2007, at 2:30 AM, Christian Burk wrote:
>> Am 20.02.2007 um 22:11 schrieb Richard Koch:
>> [...]
>>> The MacTeX TeXLive-2007 package is constructed by installing the  
>>> full TeXLive-2007
>> [...]
>> But in this site, it says that MacTeX contains Gerben Wierda's  
>> extensive TeX distribution, XeTeX, and the following front end  
>> programs : TeXShop, LaTeXiT, BibDesk, Excalibur, and i-Installer.  
>> (vide http://www.tug.org/mactex/)
>> Do I misunderstand something or where could I get the MacTeX  
>> installation with the _full_ TL2007?
>> Thanks
>> Christian
> Howdy,
> Because of the state of flux at this time the <http://www.tug.org/ 
> mactex/> site is still pointing toward the release of last year's  
> (well the late 2005) MacTeX release that was updated as Gerben  
> updated the i-installer version. Some time, hopefully shortly,  
> after the final MacTeX 2007 is released these pages will be revised.
> If you want the ``experimental'' (this is awfully close to the  
> final release so experimental makes its sound unstable and it's  
> very stable) version of MacTeX 2007 go to <http://www.tug.org/~koch/ 
> NewPackages.html>. You can get the complete version (full TeX Live  
> 2007 [just barely pre-release] with the GUI apps at the bottom of  
> that page (as mactex.tar.gz) or choose the MacTeX_Additions.dmg for  
> the GUI apps and either gwTeX.dmg for Gerben's release based on TeX  
> Live 2007 [just barely pre-release] or the full TeXLive-2007.dmg  
> [ditto]. My advice is to NOT take the teTeX based version since  
> that will not be maintained and I'm not sure about the  
> TeXLiveMTS-2007.dmg version.
> There is some information near the bottom of of that page that may  
> explain things better and more fully.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)

Thanks for clarifying this point...!

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