[luatex] Hash tokens meaning

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed May 29 14:04:45 CEST 2013

Sensei <senseiwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5/29/13 1:25pm, Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
> >> As I said multiple times: I've downloaded the TeX book, and I am reading it.
> >
> >    That's illegal.  Wherever you've downloaded it from, shouldn't have
> > made it available.  Unfortunately Addison-Wesley doesn't provide the
> > option to buy an electronic version (that I know of), you have to buy
> > the paper copy.
> So... CTAN is illegal?
> http://www.ctan.org/pkg/texbook

read that page: "The source has ‘protection’ against use to produce a
document" and "... only allowed with permission ..."

the *source* is distributed quite legally.  a pdf copy (i've been told
such exist on the net) is illegal.

so we're within the law.  even dmca!  (in this instance, at least...)

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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