[XeTeX] Buggy behaviour of install-xetex script

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Jun 13 17:29:07 CEST 2006

On Jun 13, 2006, at 6:53 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

>> Oh, so Fedora has decided to make "tex" a symlink to pdfetex, rather
>> than including a strictly tex-only binary. I guess that's been coming
>> for a while.

Yeah, seemed inevitable once the LaTeX team decided to standardize on  

On Jun 13, 2006, at 10:38 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> Does this violate DK's copyright?

Names can't be copyrighted. It could be a violation of AMS's  
trademark on the name \TeX, or a contravention of his license, but I  
don't think it's either of these....

> I thought nothing could be called
> TeX, even if it passes all the tests.

AIUI, so long as it passes the trip test it can be called ``TeX''.

The filename restriction is specific to tex.web (and other files,  


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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