[tex4ht] Collision of /usr/bin/ht with HT Editor

Alexey Torkhov atorkhov at gmail.com
Tue May 7 00:12:45 CEST 2013

Hi, Karl.

Thank you for answer. Will see what the other side is thinking...


2013/5/7 Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>

> Hi Alexey -
> I'm sympathetic to the problem but don't see a good solution from this
> side.  The ht executable has been since the beginning of tex4ht -- 15
> years or so.  I don't want to remove it now at this late date.  If Eitan
> had asked me in 1999 I would have told him "no two-letter names", but he
> didn't :).  (Ditto the HT Editor people -- any project thinking it can
> use a two-letter command name at this point in Unix's history is, IMHO,
> just plain wrong.)
> What distros choose to do is not up to me, but I don't want to remove ht
> from TeX Live.
> (CVR, if you have any ideas on this, of course please let me know.)
> Best,
> karl
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