[tex-live] Fwd: Could Apple host the CVS tree for TeX (open
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Jan 7 18:20:36 CET 2004
What about www.opendarwin.org?
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Ernest Prabhakar <Prabhaka at apple.com>
> Date: January 7, 2004 17:40:18 CET
> To: Gerben Wierda <Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl>
> Cc: core at opendarwin.org
> Subject: Re: Could Apple host the CVS tree for TeX (open software)?
> Hi Gerben,
> Happy New Year. I think the OpenDarwin project < www.opendarwin.org >
> would be very happy to host TeX, assuming the LPPL isn't too annoying.
> You can sign up for an account at
> [feel free to list me as mentor]
> and request a project at:
> Email core at opendarwin.org if you have questions about Opendarwin.
> -- Ernie P.
> On Jan 6, 2004, at 11:40 PM, Gerben Wierda wrote:
>> Hi Ernie,
>> currently, TeX Live hosting is privided by the perforce people. We
>> wan't to move to a CVS setup so that more users can get access
>> easily. SF is out because of licensing issues (the free LPPL for TeX
>> is not OSI-certified).
>> Do you think maybe Apple would be interested in hosting this for the
>> academic and publishing community? They would only have to provide
>> the CVS infrastructure (as you already do for Dawin) and get some
>> people maintenance access on that tree. It would be good publicity
>> and certainly draw more people to Apple. Is there someone I should
>> talk to about this idea?
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