[tex-live] TL 2009 not installing URW Garamond ?
Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Oct 12 14:19:53 CEST 2009
Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk> wrote:
> Robin Fairbairns wrote:
> > the actual licence (just below of the box) is "nocommercial". this is
> > quite enough to prevent tex live from using it.
> OK, so I go the the Artifex URL cited in the licence conditions,
> and I read
> > The following methods of distribution involving payment shall
> > not in and of themselves be a violation of this restriction:
> > (ii)
> > Distributing the Program on removable computer-readable media,
> > provided that the files containing the Program are reproduced
> > entirely and verbatim on such media, that all information on such
> > media be redistributable for non-commercial purposes without charge,
> > and that such media are distributed by themselves (except for
> > accompanying documentation) independent of any other product or
> > service. Examples of such media include CD-ROM, magnetic tape, and
> > optical storage media. (This is not intended to be an exhaustive
> > list.) An example of a distribution that does not fall under this
> > section is a CD-ROM included in a book or magazine. (This is not an
> > exhaustive enumeration.)
> So, it is permitted to distribute the files in their entirety
> on a CD (or DVD) even if a charge is made for that CD/DVD, provided
> only that "all information on such media be redistributable
> for non-commercial purposes without charge". So I cannot see what the
> problem is.
for tl, it prevents commercial use of the discs (e.g., in books, which
has been done in the past), and it prevents selling the discs to people
who aren't members of user groups.
other than that, it's absolutely perfect, i agree.
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