Subject: Re: Packages are huge.
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/16/2000 22:35:51
On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 12:54:45PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> So, I'm setting up a laptop, and I'm in awe of how *big* some of these
> packages are. StarOffice is around 150MB. Word Perfect 8 (admittedly, not
> a package) is at least 100MB for the "full" version, even if you strip out
> languages you don't use. The TeX stuff is pretty huge too.
> Is there any interest in "lite" packages? e.g., something like texmf, but
> with only fonts that most people use regularly? :)
I'd like to have a teTeX minus, at least, omega, for example..