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

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Thu Nov 3 19:02:47 CET 2011

Am Fri, 4 Nov 2011 00:01:43 +0900 schrieb Norbert Preining:

>>> http://www.ctan.org/pkg/business-research I would like to have the package
>>> added to miktex. What is necessary to achieve this?

>> If you want to have it in TeX Live, then you are here on the right place,
>> and that is easy. It will appear soon in TeX Live by itself ;-)
> I have to retract my statement.
> 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.

I'm more wondering what Karl Berry will say about the naming of the
fonts: T1georgia.fd, T1gr467Tf.fd, recgr467TfBold.tfm,
recgr467Tf.tfm looks rather hand-made.

Why doesn't the package refer to the existing winfonts package? It
contains proper named support files for georgia and tahoma.  

Ulrike Fischer 

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