[tex-live] removal of a package from texlive

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 16:13:06 CEST 2013

2013/4/2 Vafa Khalighi <Vafa.Khalighi at student.uts.edu.au>
> Suppose a package is licensed under LPPL but the author removes it from CTAN (because he does not want people use that package any more for whatever reasons he has got); as a consequence this package also gets removed from TeXLive. Are people legally allowed to not update their TeX distribution (or say store that package on their computer) on purpose to use that package?
People bought TeX Live on a DVD from DANTE and maybe some of them
never updated it.

I know from previous experience that some updates may break my
documents. Thus I never update in a middle of an important job

Zdeněk Wagner

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