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

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Fri May 26 17:06:09 CEST 2006

Frank Küster <frank at kuesterei.ch> writes:

> I obviously can't use the same license text (because "same name
> 'csplain'" would be self-contradictory).  Am I obligded to replace
> 'csplain" by my new name?

You are not allowed to add a restriction to a different name:

      6. Each time you redistribute the Program (or any work based on
    the Program), the recipient automatically receives a license from
    the original licensor to copy, distribute or modify the Program
    subject to these terms and conditions.  You may not impose any
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    further restrictions on the recipients' exercise of the rights
    granted herein.  You are not responsible for enforcing compliance
    by third parties to this License.

> Or am I allowed to drop it?

No.  "subject to these terms and conditions".

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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