[tex-live] Non-free parts within TeXLive 2007
frank at kuesterei.ch
Tue May 15 13:10:18 CEST 2007
Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Dr. Werner Fink <werner at suse.de> wrote:
>> just to be noted: out license team here at SuSE has detected
>> three parts within TeXLive 2007 which do not allow a commercial
>> usage. This violates not only the GNU Gernal Public License
>> used for the TeXLive 2007 distribution but also cause problems
>> here. This is that the leagal department is very unhappy about.
>> The parts are:
>> * dvi2tty -> texk/dvi2tty/dvi2tty.c
>> | * This program, and any documentation for it, is copyrighted by $VAR
>> | It may be copied for non-commercial use only, provided that
>> | * any and all copyright notices are preserved.
> that's correctly catalogued on ctan
However, there's also this text in README:
| dvi2tty is licensed under the GPL version 2. It has had a history of many
| authors, I am just one of the latest maintainers.
| Thats all, good luck.
| - Marcel
so this seems unclear. Does anyone know whether Marcel J.E. Mol
<marcel at mesa.nl> is still reachable?
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)
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