[tex-live] license violation in tetex-texmf-3.0 fixed

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Fri May 26 14:46:51 CEST 2006

Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> writes:

> i just updated the catalogue to change the licence for cstex (there
> are others still to do).  i last updated the catalogue a few months
> ago, and missed the significance of
>    license: GPL with appendix
> as applied to csplain in license.eng.
> i feel that that description is deeply confusing.  the licence is
> *not* gpl, it's something based on gpl -- but very seriously different
> from gpl.

For one thing, it is GPL-incompatible.  Software under this license
can't be distributed as one compound of something containing GPLed

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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