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Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: Requiring LaTeX

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: Requiring LaTeX
Date: 02 Sep 2006 14:44:55 -0500

Jay Belanger <address@hidden> writes:

| Gabriel Dos Reis <address@hidden> writes:
| ...
| > Someone, peopel seems to interpret allowing Axiom to be built if latex
| > is not present as making Axiom non-literate.  
| (Some "if"s, I know.)
| If being built refers to being built by people who might make changes
| (others will eventually use pre-built binaries, I would guess) and if
| part of literate programming is being able to produce nice typeset
| documentation, wouldn't building without typesetting encourage
| literate bit-rot?


  Why don't you register at SF and fix the build environment so that
you can report on testings if you believe that Axiom should not be
allowed in build environement without latex?  That way we can
meaningfully reject any help amounting to test Axiom in an environment
without latex.

-- Gaby

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