[tex-live] removal of a package from texlive

David Carlisle d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 19:14:00 CEST 2013

On 2 April 2013 18:05, Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:

> "maintained" to "unmaintained". "author-maintained" is a dead-end.
> Of course everybody is free under the LPPL to _fork_ any
> LPPL-copyrighted work under a _different_ name.
> Best
>    Martin

The requirement for a new name was in the original LPPL but not in the
version 1.3c as used by bidi.
But hopefully it won't come to that.

However it is also clear that the unchanged existing files may be
Neither CTAN  nor TexLive were forced by the LPPL licence to honour the
removal request.
It may be their policy (not unreasonably) to honour removal requests but it
is not
a licencing issue.


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