[tex-live] Request for adding a package to TeXLive

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Thu Nov 3 16:18:36 CET 2011

On 03/11/2011 15:01, Norbert Preining wrote:
> The package has some serious problems, the biggest one is that
> it requires Windows specific fonts, that have to be bought for
> other OS.
> Do you expect that an open source distribution dedicated to free
> software includes a package that is based on commercial fonts?
> I am not the one to decide that, but I am quite sure that Karl Berry
> will not be happy to include this kind of package.
> Btw, to you *really* force your authors to use *commercial* fonts?
> Is this the idea of your journal to create business for Microsoft?

I'd imagine that the issue here is that this is the font choice of the
journal that the bundle is meant to support. Thus to replicate the
layout, the necessary fonts must be available.
Joseph Wright

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