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

gnwiii at gmail.com gnwiii at gmail.com
Sat May 27 17:00:13 CEST 2006

On 5/27/06, Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> george white wrote:
> > An author can put any nonsense they want into a license --
> > [...]
> indeed the author can.  however, if he submits it to ctan, he's likely
> to be encouraged to do something more sensible.  we try to get the
> licence categorisation in the catalogue right ... but as people will
> have seen from this thread, i had the licence of cstex wrong (since
> cstex contains the curiously-licenced csplain).

Ctan/tetex are the places where most people will get packages like
cstex.   Package authors really should check both places early and
often ensure the files are intact and assigned to appropriate
categories (and especially if they don't use a standard license).
Package users should speak up when something seems to be

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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