[tex-live] query about archives

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Mon Sep 8 02:53:38 CEST 2008

Dr. Clea F. Rees a écrit :
> I gather that necessary conditions include:
> 1) presence on CTAN
> 2) free licence
> 3) non-obsolete
> 4) non-experimental or experimental with author's approval
> but these obviously aren't sufficient so I wondered if there was a
> policy statement somewhere.
What do you mean obviously? I think on the contrary that they are

> For example,
> http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/plain/contrib/timetable/timetable.tex
> is not in TL. I'm not suggesting it should be.

So if you don't, I do. (And my todo-list grows a bit more.)

> Clearly, TL couldn't contain everything which met the four conditions
> and I'm not suggesting it should try.
Argh, I was precisely under the impression that we were trying...

> I also wondered which definition of 'free' TL works with.
See: http://tug.org/texlive/copying.html for this one.


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