[racket-dev] Latex files

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sat Feb 19 10:05:58 EST 2011

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 8:58 AM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Robby Findler
> <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> Does it seem okay to provide a script that downloads the .cls file
>> from the jfp website and tuck it into the (already installed)
>> distribution (presumably in a user-specific place)?
> Yes, this is a well-known workaround in these sorts of situations.
> It's used for packages that install Flash on lots of Linux
> distributions, for example.
> I think it would probably be sufficient to provide a .cls file that
> errors with a message indicating where to go to get the file, although
> the script you describe would certainly be a helpful addition.

I guess it depends how much we are worried they will produce backwards
incompatible .cls files.


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