[texhax] shear transform

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed May 18 22:35:02 CEST 2011

On 2011-05-18 at 16:07:44 -0400, Peter Davis wrote:

 > On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 3:52 PM, Reinhard Kotucha
 > <reinhard.kotucha at web.de>wrote:
 > > Doesn't XeTeX contain libraries which are under GPL too?  Kpathsea,
 > > for instance?
 > >
 > I don't know.  I was basing my understanding of the license on the
 > statement here:
 > http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&id=xetex_download
 > Is that incorrect?

I'm not a lawyer either, but as far as I understand it, this license
covers the code provided by Jonathan and you have check the licenses
of all the libraries involved too.

Otherwise you could compile ghostscript as a library, write a small
wrapper, and distribute the whole thing with a license of your choice.


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