[tex-live] Non-free parts within TeXLive 2007

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Tue May 15 13:10:18 CEST 2007

Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dr. Werner Fink <werner at suse.de> wrote:
>> just to be noted: out license team here at SuSE has detected
>> three parts within TeXLive 2007 which do not allow a commercial
>> usage.  This violates not only the GNU Gernal Public License
>> used for the TeXLive 2007 distribution but also cause problems
>> here. This is that the leagal department is very unhappy about.
>> The parts are:
>>    * dvi2tty -> texk/dvi2tty/dvi2tty.c
>>      |  * This program, and any documentation for it, is copyrighted by $VAR
>>      |  It may be copied for non-commercial use only, provided that
>>      |  * any and all copyright notices are preserved.
> that's correctly catalogued on ctan

However, there's also this text in README:

| dvi2tty is licensed under the GPL version 2. It has had a history of many
| authors, I am just one of the latest maintainers.
| Thats all, good luck.
| - Marcel 

so this seems unclear.  Does anyone know whether Marcel J.E. Mol
<marcel at mesa.nl> is still reachable?

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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