[tex-live] getnonfreefonts.pl

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Thu Sep 18 00:29:25 CEST 2008

Victor Ivrii <vivrii at gmail.com> wrote:

> There is a script
> getnonfreefonts.pl
> in
> /usr/local/texlive/2008/texmf/scripts/texlive/
> 1) Is it standard or mac-specific?

it's standard (why would it be mac-specific?)

> 2) Where these fonts are coming from and whom should we pay a ransom
> for them :-)

they're on ctan, and they're non-free in the debian sense.  you can copy
them from ctan, but you (typically) can't sell them so they can't be on
tex live.


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