On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 04:13:56PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:

>     from a practical point of view I personally prefer to have all
>     production files for one type of task in one directory rather than
>     in 2
> Indeed, I actually think it would be a great step if we could abandon
> TDS with its harebrained(*) splitting by file format, and every package
> simply be installed in /some/texmf/packagename-vvvv, as the author
> creates it.

A mess, then TeX randomly selects language.dat out of five,
graphics.cfg out of fifty, ...?

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <[log in to unmask]>