[tex-live] splitindex, koma-script and so on
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.
if you say so.
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