Subject: Re: Packages are huge.
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
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..