Upload: bitfield.dtx

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jun 25 23:47:29 CEST 2003

Reuben Thomas writes:

> I want to withdraw a package I have previously submitted to CTAN. The
> reason for this is that there's now a superior package on CTAN that
> performs the same function rather better, and I want to avoid confusion
> among users. I have often wasted time when I have found two or three
> different packages that do the same job, because I have to evaluate them
> in order to pick the one I should use. I want to spare other users this
> tedium by removing my inferior package.
> In my opinion my bitfield package is superseded by bytefield. I would
> certainly use bytefield in future rather than my package. The few features
> that bytefield does not provide which bitfield provides are, I think,
> unnecessary, and a result of my lack of understanding of typesetting.
> Below is a list of what I originally uploaded:
> > As per README.uploads:
> >
> > + what you've uploaded
> >
> > bitfield.dtx, bitfield.ins
> >
> > + which CTAN node you've uploaded to
> >
> > cam.ctan.org
> >
> > + where you want the files to go
> >
> > macros/latex/contrib/supported/bitfield/

i have moved bitfield from the macros tree (it had migrated to
macros/latex/contrib/bitfield) to the corresponding place on the
obsolete tree, but it will remain in the incorrect place in the
catalogue until that is next updated (not under my control).

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

More information about the Ctan-ann mailing list