[tex-live] splitindex, koma-script and so on

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 19 01:15:14 CET 2009

Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:

>     the latest iteration
>     specified lppl 1.3b and didn't give the option of "any later version".
> Oh.  I totally missed that.  So my reference to 6.d.2 was off the mark.
> Never mind.
> Daniel, I have no clue if his extra condition is redundant with lppl1.2b
> or not, and no interest in researching it.  Regardless, in principle, it
> is always a bad idea to state extra conditions/requirements.  If you can
> get Markus to remove it, that would help.
>     1.3c is noticeably different from 1.3b, and the changes were needed
>     to get it accepted as a free licence.
> 1.3b- were accepted as free licenses by rms (as I know you know, Robin),
> just very grudgingly.
> And since TL follows rms rather than debian-legal (I don't know if they
> ever explicitly accepted or rejected 1.3b-),

yes they did; that's how we (well, frank, actually) came to revise yet

> I think we can accept it.

but it'll be yet another part of tex live that doesn't make it to debian.

> And it can be marked other-free in the Catalogue.
> Ok?

if you say so.


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