[tex-live] getnonfreefonts-sys doesn't update updmap.cfg?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jan 11 10:24:56 CET 2007

Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> It will not be shipped with TeXLive because the AFPL does not allow to
> charge money for re-distribution.  That's the reason I wrote
> getnonfreefonts.  We cannot put particular fonts into TeXLive even if
> they are free enough for CTAN.
so, does it make sense to somehow get that licence changed?
> However, in December I told HZ that Thanh added Vietnamese glyphs to
> URW Palladio and he told me he is interested to see the results.  I
> asked Thanh to send him samples of the Vietnamese version of Zapf
> Chancery too (I suppose that HZ will be very surprised) and Thanh told
> me that he will send him samples of all of HZ's fonts he extended to
> support Vietnamese.  This includes Classico Vn already.  If HZ
> complains, we have to remove Classico Vn from the vntex-nonfree
> distribution.  If not, I think that it's ok to allow getnonfreefonts
> to install URW Classico.
so, does it make sense then to lm-inize this font (tex gyre project)? 
how strict is the licence in this respect?


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