[tex-live] Re: Licenses for TeX packages (tpm)

Ralf Stubner ralf.stubner at web.de
Fri Oct 14 10:13:23 CEST 2005

On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 00:53 +0200, Norbert Preining wrote:
> avantgar	non-in-catalogue
> bookman	non-in-catalogue
> courier	non-in-catalogue
> helvetic	non-in-catalogue
> ncntrsbk	non-in-catalogue
> palatino	lppl
> symbol	non-in-catalogue
> times         unknown
> zapfchan	non-in-catalogue
> zapfding	non-in-catalogue

The URW fonts are GPL. The metrics from psnfss are LPPL. In TeX Live
2004 there are also other metrics in here (like pplr.tfm). No idea where
they came from, what their license is and if they are still in TeX Live

> charter	unknown

The fonts are DFSG free, the metrics from psnfss are LPPL.

> utopia	nosell

The non-free fonts are not in this package, the metrics from psnfss are

The problem with all these packages is that they are build from several
sources on CTAN. The utopia package is probably a good example for this.
Most likely, the tpm contains /nothing/ from the utopia package on CTAN
that can be found in the catalogue.

> koma-script	lppl

Is that correct? 

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