[tex-live] Re: non-free fonts

Roozbeh Pournader roozbeh@sharif.edu
Sun, 13 Oct 2002 16:34:39 +0330 (IRT)

On Sat, 12 Oct 2002, Karl Berry wrote:

> 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).

They can redistribute it. They can't modify some parts. The proper term is 
perhaps "... would not take ..." ;)

> 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.

Same here. But the point is valid.