[OS X TeX] source2e.(tex|pdf)

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Apr 26 12:28:44 CEST 2006

On 26 Apr 2006, at 11:30, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 26 avr. 06 à 11:04, Martin Buchmann a écrit :
>> I was just wondering why I can't find source2e.tex (the  
>> documentation of the LaTeX2e kernel). If have installed TeX using  
>> i-Installer. AFAIK it should be in [/usr/local/teTeX/share]/texmf/ 
>> source/latex/base/ but isn't. In some Linux distributions there is  
>> a package called tetex-src which is sometimes omitted altough it  
>> has to be installed according to the LPPL if I understood it  
>> correctly.
>> Is this the case for the i-package too?
> The source code for LaTeX and its packages as well as for their  
> documentation (all the .dtx files etc.) isn't included. This is  
> because gwTeX is based on TeXLive for the binaries and teTeX for  
> all the TeX support files (including LaTeX etc.), and teTeX doesn't  
> include these source files (for space considerations).
> I doubt Thomas Esser (the "te" in teTeX) would have done this if  
> this wasn't compliant with the LPPL.

Thomas also has a separate texmf-source tarball which I never  
bothered to include. Given that I just redistribute Thomas' and  
other's stuff, I guess I can just tell people: get it from teTeX.

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