[tex-live] free software, DFSG

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Fri Jun 4 10:48:17 CEST 2004

Stepan Kasal wrote:

>  If TeXlive is built on TeX, I think it's bound to accept "Knuthian"
>from everyone, not only from DEK himself.
I don't agree. I see no reason at all to copy Knuth's historical mistakes.
I agree that his stuff on TL is anomalous, but it is a known weirdness. 
I think that cult of personality which pervades the TeX world is one of its
biggest problems.

Sebastian Rahtz

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