Trying to get an overview of the LaTeX source code base
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Sun May 15 19:22:45 CEST 2022
Gosh, that is pretty comprehensive, thanks !
On Thu, 12 May 2022 at 14:46, Arno Trautmann <arno.trautmann at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Aaron,
> there is also my attempt to give an overvie over the TeX-world as much
> as I have one myself, maybe that also helps:
> (texdoc tex-overview should also give you the document on your computer)
> It's not fully up to date as I don't have the capabilities to keep up
> with recent developments, I'm always glad for contributions.
> On 5/10/22 23:44, Aaron Gray wrote:
> > Thanks all !
> > Aaron
> > On Fri, 6 May 2022 at 23:20, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
> >> KerTeX (restricted to a BSD license and
> >> therefore suitable in places that GPL code is not acceptable).
> >> KerTeX's license has an advertising clause (like original BSD) that
> >> makes it incompatible with all copyleft licenses, and probably
> >> unacceptable in practice for the big app stores or anywhere else
> >> "commercial". https://kertex.kergis.com/en/license.html
> >> That is not what most people think of as the "BSD license" (for several
> >> decades now), which is modified BSD, that is, modified specifically to
> >> remove the advertising clause.
> >> Happily, Thierry agreed to release the Prote extensions under the
> >> standard MIT/X11 license (like XeTeX), so Martin could use them in HiTeX. -k
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