[NTG-context] Ideas for restructuring the ConTeXt garden?

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Sat Mar 12 15:08:20 CET 2011


On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 14:05, Marco wrote:
> On 2011-03-12 Florian Wobbe wrote:
>
>> Then I am aware of many people who are reluctant to install the minimals. I
>> now wonder why I (myself) was unwilling to install the minimals in the
>> first place, having TeXLive installed already. For one it was because of
>> the extra effort. But I recall it was also the name "The ConTeXt MINIMAL
>> distribution" that kept me. The name "minimal" somehow suggested something
>> incomplete or minor to me. It took me a while to figure out that the
>> minimals is actually more than you get from TexLive. Therefore, I would
>> suggest leaving out "minimal" and advertise the superior instead.

Interesting point :)

> Very true. But it's an established name, I don't believe that it's likely to
> be changed.

Well, I have been warned several times that we should change the name.

I'm procrastinating for over a year already to finish and release a
new version (that will be even more minimal, but with more optional
fonts etc.) on the new server. It would be an option to rename it to
"The ConTeXt Distribution", but the pet name "minimals" will probably
stay :)

Mojca


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