[tex-live] Fwd: [gs-devel] GPL Ghostscript 8.70 release
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Mon Aug 3 15:38:58 CEST 2009
"MS" == Martin Schröder writes:
MS> I know of at least one project trying to include gs into pdftex
MS> (for pstricks).
could you please make a pointer?
>> but not if the license is "GPLv2 or any later version", like
>> e.g. pdftex?:
MS> XPDF is GPLv2 only. So is poppler (since it's a fork of XPDF).
hm, though all poppler changes are licensed as "GPLv2 or later".
MS> So any GPLv3-version of pdftex/luatex would have to use a different
MS> pdf library. And GNUPDF won't be usable for years.
there's also MuPDF which is GPLv3: http://ccxvii.net/mupdf/
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