[tex-live] Re: non-free fonts

Karl Berry karl@freefriends.org
Sat, 12 Oct 2002 13:41:43 -0400

    If it was me, I'd say DFSG with case by case exceptions for 3 (derived

Once we have a single exception, stating the licensing policy becomes
much more complicated.  Also, Debian or GNU could not take TeX Live and
redistribute it themselves (for instance).

    We are targetting end users with TL, and they usually want
    features and redistribution freedom, not development freedom.

I agree that most users will never take advantage of their freedom to
modify.  That doesn't mean it's not important, in my opinion.

Anyway, I'll shut up now and let the people who are actually doing the
work have a chance :).