[tex-live] bugzilla at redhat.com: [Bug 229180] Review Request: texlive-texmf - Architecture independent parts of the TeX formatting system

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Sep 15 10:30:31 CEST 2007

On Sep 15, 2007, at 09:51, Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> i attach message from the fedora bugzilla, reviewing the texmf of  
> their
> proposed tex-live rpms for fc8.  (i'm actually running it on one of  
> our
> fc7 machines, and it's needed some work before i could make it  
> usable.)
> i propose a simple response saying the team has been very careful  
> about
> licensing, and would welcome any contrary views about licences.

It may be worth pointing out that Debian has packages for TeXLive,  
and has conducted an audit of the licenses:
This may form a basis to start from. I didn't post this reply to the  
fc bugzilla, I think a single coordinated response is best, probably  
Karl, as his name is on the file I linked to above.

As a matter of personal opinion, I'd rather have no TeX with FC than  


> ------- Additional Comments From kevin at tigcc.ticalc.org  2007-09-14  
> 17:40 EST -------
> What's the current licensing situation? Are we going to be stuck  
> with the stale
> tetex for another Fedora release? :-(

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