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FS#20065 - [texlive-latexextra] flashcards doesn't work

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Darin (omgwtfbyobbq) - Saturday, 03 July 2010, 11:53 GMT
Last edited by Francois Charette (Firmicus) - Tuesday, 06 July 2010, 10:13 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Testing
Status Closed
Assigned To Francois Charette (Firmicus)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description: The flashcards class doesn't work properly w/o the changes mentioned at the bottom of this page.
http://www.feferraz.net/en/P/Flashcards_in_LaTeX

While this is upstream, I thought it would be nice for y'all to patch it because tug.org's policy is that bugs should be reported to their maintainer, however flashcards looks pretty much dead upstream and the author isn't reachable, at least according to this debian bug report.
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=501520

Additional info:
texlive-latexextra 2010.19086-1

Steps to reproduce:
Attempt to use the flashcards class.
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Closed by  Francois Charette (Firmicus)
Tuesday, 06 July 2010, 10:13 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't fix
Additional comments about closing:  See comment
Comment by Francois Charette (Firmicus) - Tuesday, 06 July 2010, 10:13 GMT
If the package is no longer maintained on CTAN then it should not be part of TeX Live.
I will thus remove flashcards from texlive-latexextra, unless someone fixes it upstream
(I've just emailed the <tex-live@tug.org> mailing list about this).

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