Robin Fairbairns | 1 Dec 17:46 2003
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Re: Upload to ftp.tex.ac.uk

Norman Gray writes:

>    + what you've uploaded
> 
> urlbst-0.4.tar.gz
> 
>    + which CTAN node you've uploaded to
> 
> ftp.tex.ac.uk
> 
>    + where you want the files to go
> 
> biblio/bibtex/contrib/urlbst/ replacing files currently there
> 
>    + what licensing conditions you apply to your software 
> 
> gpl
> 
>    + a brief summary of what your upload is intended to do.
> 
> The urlbst script mechanically edits existing BibTeX .bst style files,
> to add support for `url', `lastchecked' and `eprint' fields.
> 
> This release adds a couple of small features, and fixes a reported
> bug: it is now compatible with the mla.bst collection of style files.
> 
> Note the invocation of the script has changed from `urlbst.pl' to just `urlbst'

i've installed the files as requested: thanks for the upload.

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Robin Fairbairns | 3 Dec 08:23 2003
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Re: Upload of ConTeXt extra math support files

Giuseppe Bilotta writes:

>    + what you've uploaded : ctx-math.zip
> 
>    + which CTAN node you've uploaded to : UK (ftp.tex.ac.uk)
> 
>    + where you want the files to go :
>    tex-archive/macros/context/t-party/bilotta
>    (the t-party subdirectory does not exist. I think it's worth
>    the effort to create it to hold third-party extensions to
>    ConTeXt)
>    
>    + what licensing conditions you apply to your software:
>    GNU GPL licence
> 
>    + a brief summary of what your upload is intended to do.
> 
>    The .zip archive contains two ConTeXt modules (t-nath.tex
>    and t-amsl.tex) that complement the math features in
>    ConTeXt. t-amsl provides some environments and commands that
>    most (AMS-)LaTeX users expect. t-nath provides for ConTeXt
>    the same functionality as provided by the Nath package for
>    LaTeX.

after our discussion, i've actually installed the two packages (is
that the right name for a context object?) in a new directory
macros/context/contrib/maths:

2003/08/11 |       4817 | macros/context/contrib/maths/t-amsl.tex
2003/12/01 |      90213 | macros/context/contrib/maths/t-nath.tex
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Rainer Schöpf | 5 Dec 12:46 2003

Re: Upload of Version 1.03 of beamer

On Tue, 2 Dec 2003, Till Tantau wrote:

 > I have put version 1.04 of the beamer package (macros/latex/contrib/beamer) in
 > the incoming directory of dante.ctan.org. The file beamer-version-1.04.tar.gz
 > is a replacement tar ball.
 >
 > Version 1.04:
 > - Fixed problem with Spanish style.
 > - Fixed problem with compress in beamerthemesplit
 > - Fixed bug that made beamerthemeclassic useless
 > - Fixed incompatibility with deluxetabular
 > - Fixed bug with "gray" option. Renamed to "blackandwhite".
 > - Fixed bug that caused columns in slidetop mode to be centered.

Thanks for the update, I installed it as requested, in

  macros/latex/contrib/beamer

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

Robin Fairbairns | 7 Dec 01:54 2003
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Re: Upload of ConTeXt extra math support files (updated 2003.12.07)

Giuseppe Bilotta writes:

>    + what you've uploaded : ctx-math.zip
> 
>    + which CTAN node you've uploaded to : UK (ftp.tex.ac.uk)
> 
>    + where you want the files to go :
>    the two files contained in the .zip file should
>    be unpacked to
>    tex-archive/macros/context/contrib/maths
>    replacing the previous files.
>    
>    + what licensing conditions you apply to your software:
>    GNU GPL licence
> 
>    + a brief summary of what your upload is intended to do.
> 
>    The .zip archive contains two ConTeXt modules (t-nath.tex
>    and t-amsl.tex) that complement the math features in
>    ConTeXt. t-amsl provides some environments and commands that
>    most (AMS-)LaTeX users expect. t-nath provides for ConTeXt
>    the same functionality as provided by the Nath package for
>    LaTeX.
> 
>    This new upload fixes a couple of bugs concerning 'cases'
>    constructs and some font-related issues. Also, the nath
>    module now automatically loads the amsl module so there's no
>    need to manually load both if you need to use nath.

i've installed the files as requested.  thanks for the upload.
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Rainer Schöpf | 8 Dec 21:15 2003

Re: New release of FeatPost uploaded

On Sat, 6 Dec 2003, L. Nobre G. wrote:

 > I've uploaded the file
 > 	featpost.tgz
 > to
 > 	dante.ctan.org/incoming
 >
 > This file contains, among other files and directories:
 >
 > 	-An installation script
 > 		bashscript/dosome.sh
 >
 > 	-Documentation
 > 		doc/macroMan.sgml
 >
 > 	-Two sets of macros
 > 		macro/featpost2D.mp
 > 		macro/featpost3D.mp
 >
 > 	-And lots of example programs in
 > 		example/
 >
 > It is meant to replace the actual
 > 	graphics/metapost/macros/featpost
 > sub-tree. The new description of this package is:
 > "FeatPost is an extension of the MetaPost language,
 > works in three dimensions
 > and has several features to facilitate
 > the production of physics schemes."
 >
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Jim Hefferon | 9 Dec 18:17 2003

tug.ctan.org upload: latex4wp

A package has been updated at tug.ctan.org, and will soon make its
way to your favorite local mirror.

Thanks,
Jim Hefferon

======================================================================

The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: latex4wp
Author's name: Guido Gonzato, Ph.D.
Location on CTAN: info/latex4wp/
Summary description: A LaTeX guide specifically designed for word 
  processor users.
License type: gpl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
- - ----------------------------------------------------------------------
This update to 'LaTeX for Word Processor Users' adds information on 
extended hyperlinks (references to external programs) and tables. A minor 
bug was also fixed.
- - ----------------------------------------------------------------------

You can have a look at the package at
  http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/latex4wp/
although you may get a better network connection by visiting a mirror 
of CTAN that is near to you; see 
  http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/README.mirrors 

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Robin Fairbairns | 11 Dec 12:23 2003
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Re: CTAN upload longdiv.tex

Donald Arseneau writes:

> I've uploaded longdiv.tex to UK/incoming.
> Would you please place it in macros/generic (or what is appropriate)
> 
> License is PD
> 
> Abstract --
> Work out and print integer long division problems.

i've created a new directory macros/generic/misc, with a single entry
macros/generic/misc/longdiv.tex (so far).

thanks for the upload.

Robin Fairbairns

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Rainer Schöpf | 11 Dec 17:38 2003

Re: CTAN upload notification: texpack

On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 Paolo Lulli wrote:

 > Name of contribution: texpack
 > Suggested location on CTAN: systems
 > Summary description: Scripts to create documented LaTeX style, class files and docs in a Unix environment
 > License type: artistic
 >
 > Announcement text:
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
 > texpack is a little bundle of scripts to create documented LaTeX style, class files and docs.
 > Texpack provides useful scripts for the automated creation of the skeleton required by *.dtx documented
TeX files.
 > It is useful both for creating packages (*.sty) and new classes (*.cls). It also
 >   provides a command to automate the creation of commonly needed
 >   LaTeX skeleton file. It is mostly useful for the Italian author, but
 >   also provides the fast creation of a conditional preamble for
 >   handling dvi/pdf compilation
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Thanks for your upload. I decided that your package belongs to the support
tree, so I installed it in

  support/texpack

I took the liberty to add a README file, containing your announcement
text.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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Rainer Schöpf | 11 Dec 17:50 2003

Re: CTAN upload notification: 3DLDF 1.1.4

On Thu, 11 Dec 2003 Laurence Finston submitted a new version of:

 > Name of contribution: 3DLDF 1.1.4
 > Suggested location on CTAN: graphics/3DLDF
 > Summary description: Three-dimensional drawing with MetaPost output. Version 1.1.4.
 > License type: gpl
 >
 > Announcement text:
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
 > 3DLDF 1.1.4 (A GNU package).
 > New release. The program itself hasn't changed much. The Texinfo manual
 > can now be generated in Info and HTML formats.Bug fix in the shell
 > script that's used in controlling recompilation. Added the function
 > Rectangle::is_rectangular() and made mediate() a member function in
 > class Point. MAX_REAL is now really the second largest float, but only
 > on 32-bit, little-endian architectures. On other architectures, 3dldf
 > will exit with an error message. I plan to make this work on other
 > architectures soon.
 >
 > Laurence Finston
 > 3DLDF maintainer
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Thanks for the update, I installed tarball, PDFs and README in

  graphics/3DLDF

as requested.

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Rainer Schöpf | 11 Dec 17:52 2003

Re: CTAN upload notification: dblfloatfix.sty

On Thu, 11 Dec 2003 Morten Høgholm submitted:

 > Name of contribution: dblfloatfix.sty
 > Suggested location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/misc/
 > Summary description: dblfloatfix.sty: Fixes for twocolumn floats.
 > License type: lppl
 >
 > Announcement text:
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
 > This is the LaTeX package dblfloatfix which solves two problems:
 >
 >   a)~floats in a twocolumn document come out in the right order and
 >   b)~allowed float positions are now [tbp].
 >
 > (This is actually just a merge between fixltx2e and stfloats with a few refinements.)
 > ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Thanks for your upload. I installed it as

  macros/latex/contrib/misc/dblfloatfix.sty

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf


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