[tex-live] interactiveplot

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Thu Nov 27 18:02:43 CET 2014

On 27/11/2014 16:22, Boris Veytsman wrote:
> JW> Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:20:06 +0000
> JW> From: Joseph Wright <joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk>
> JW> This has come up before and the position seems to be clear. If a package
> JW> produces output that can *only* be used with a commercial/closed source
> JW> piece of software then it doesn't go in TL even if the package itself is
> JW> open source. That's true for code that relies absolutely on Adobe Reader
> JW> to view the results but also in the case of for example support for
> JW> commercial fonts.
> I would like to repeat my objection to this policy.  I think it is
> misguided and actually impedes the development of free software.  

Just to be clear: I have no influence on the policy, I'm simply
observing what it is as I understand it.
Joseph Wright

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