[tex-live] Political showstopper

Fabrice Popineau Fabrice.Popineau at supelec.fr
Sat Sep 13 20:08:49 CEST 2003

>     I have been told there are at least 3 other books (Addison-Wesley,
> MIT Press) which have been published with the TL cdrom and such
> copyright notices.

> Titles, authors?  Who told you?  Can't go anywhere without more
> complete information.


Apart from 'Digital Typography Using LaTeX', there has been a German
book called 

"LaTeX für Dummies"
Broschiert - 448 Seiten - Mitp-Verlag 
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2002
ISBN: 3826630351

Volker (or maybe Klaus?) will give references for the other two I guess.

I should check about the ones published in France (by O'Reilly for

> So what will be an acceptable remedy?  How about this: they put a
> notice on the web page about the book, and a sticker on any copies

A web page with a link to tug ? :->

> left in stock, explaining that TL is free and the statements inside
> about it are incorrect.

At the very minimum. But that needs some thinking.

As I said, we have reached a point where we should ask ourselves what to
do with texlive.


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