[tug-board] distributing the CD as an image for download
Wed, 30 Jun 1999 14:12:26 +0000 (GMT)
Barbara Beeton writes:
> do we know this person is going to burn just a single cd? if the
> material on the cd is made available as a file on the tug box,
> on ctan, at cambridge, etc., what's to prevent someone from burning
> a master and then having it copied and selling it?
nothing. but they could do that just by taking a copy of the CD and
sucking off the contents. "CD -> file" is as easy as "file -> CD"
> at the very least, such a file should have the non-free (defined
> exactly as karl and phil might define it <g>) material removed to
> prevent any licensing questions from arising.
yes, in fact TL4b has the `obvious' stuff removed (see list appended),