[OS X TeX] The Future of TeX on Mac OS X

George Gratzer gratzer at ms.umanitoba.ca
Wed Jan 17 22:01:02 EST 2007

Hear, hear.

But now a serious question.

Is it TeXLive or TeX Live?

In these postings it is one word, on tug.org it is two words.


On Jan 17, 2007, at 8:54 PM, Alan Litchfield wrote:

> Gary beat me to the post.
> I tried fink and got frustrated with the non-standard file  
> locations/directory names. I never actually used Gerben's  
> installation, mainly because I use LaTeX on Windows, Linux and  
> MacOS X. I wanted a nice uniform installation and TeXLive gives me  
> that.
> On 18/01/2007, at 3:41 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>> On Jan 17, 2007, at 9:12 PM, Thomas Bohn wrote:
>>> Or the bloated MacTeX package, which is nice for starters but not if
>>> you actually knows what you need and what you don't need.
>> I have been using LaTeX since 1989 and I would generally be  
>> considered well beyond a beginner. With that said, I find the  
>> latest TeXLive package created by Dick Koch to be wonderfully easy  
>> to install and very complete. I like to spend my time writing, not  
>> messing with TeX (ok, sometimes it's fun to mess with TeX, but  
>> still ...).
> ditto

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