[texhax] shear transform
daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed May 18 23:50:32 CEST 2011
On 2011-05-18 23:37, Peter Davis wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 5:12 PM, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org
> <mailto:karl at freefriends.org>> wrote:
> Whether xetex contains any gpl'd code (e.g., from pdftex), I don't know,
> but I wouldn't rule it out.
> Actually the problem for me is not the GPL, but the commercial license
> of Ghostscript. That puts restrictions on redistributing the software,
> though I don't know the details.
> As Reinhard replied, that's for the code that Jonathan wrote.
> I'm certainly not a lawyer, but the wording of the statement does not
> appear to limit the redistribution rights to just one portion of XeTeX
> or another.
> In any case, this is somewhat off my original topic. Is there any other
> way, more direct than PSTricks, to, for example, apply a shear transform
> to a block of text on a page?
doesn't both MikTeX and TeXLive come with their own version of
ghostscript, and TeXLive is sold in a commercial context (the DVDs)
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