[tex-live] floatflt unfree

Josh Triplett josh at freedesktop.org
Fri Jan 25 23:27:03 CET 2008

Norbert Preining wrote:
> floatflt seems to be unfree, the copying conditions as laid out in
> flotflt.ins say:
>   ...
>   %  user(s) of your file(s).  You may freely distribute the
>   %  files floatflt.dtx and floatflt.ins, provided: 1. You do not
>   %  take money for the distribution or use of these files except
>   %  for a nominal charge for diskettes and postage; and 2. You
>   %  always distribute `floatflt.dtx' and `floatflt.ins' together
>   %  at the same time. 
> I guess we have to remove them from the distributions (and from the
> Debian packages).

The logs of http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=263549 mention
that the author of floatflt has given permission to distribute it under the

- Josh Triplett

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