[NTG-context] mkiv

Rik Kabel ConTeXt at rik.users.panix.com
Fri Apr 1 20:19:36 CEST 2022

On 2022-04-01 12:20, Hans Hagen via ntg-context wrote:
> Hi,
> Normally when we're in the 2022 TeXlive code freeze period, there is a 
> snapshot release but because there hasn't been that many changes, 
> maybe a few patches, in MKIV there is no real snapshot this year. But 
> for the sake of consistency we can consider today's version that 
> snapshot.
> It basically means that MKIV has been frozen and is even more frozen 
> now. All new stuff goes in MKXL (aka LMTX) and I suppose that next 
> year we let that end up in TeXlive alongside frozen MKII and MKIV. Of 
> course bugs will be fixed as usual.
> So, today is the day we kind of formally freeze MKIV.
> Hans
With the freeze of MKIV, how will modules be managed? LMTX still ships 
without. A while back 
(https://www.mail-archive.com/ntg-context@ntg.nl/msg100179.html) it was 
suggest that this would, at some point, change.


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