[tex-live] EC license
cherepan at mccme.ru
Wed Aug 26 19:56:57 CEST 2009
While looking into licensing of LH fonts I stumbled upon a license for
EC fonts parts of which are included in LH. copyrite.txt in the
distribution of EC fonts contain a custom license similar in spirit to
LPPL but not equivalent to it (it predates LPPL). One of the obnoxious
clauses (but not the only one) is a restriction for renaming:
* The names of the modified fonts must not start with the two letters
`ec' or `tc'.
It's broader than that of ukhyphen.tex which was removed because of
it, right? (Topic about ukhyphen.tex :
OTOH rsync://rsync.tex.ac.uk/CTANcatalogue/entries/e/ec.xml contains:
This looks like an error.
And http://wiki.debian.org/ProblematicCtanPackages lists it among "Less
EC fonts: strange license wording, asked Karl Berry to contact Jörg
Knappen, the author
Was there any progress on the issue?
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