[tex-live] EC license

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Aug 27 10:44:42 CEST 2009

On Wed, 26 Aug 2009, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> This is fine.  It's what everybody expect.  And what you report is
> obviously a Debian problem.  Don't worry.  TeX can't be part of Debian
> anyway because Knuth clearly said that a modified TeX shall not be
> called TeX.  This definitely violates Debian policy.

Reinhard, please don't talk about things you seem not to understand.
TeX is part of Debian, and the LPPL is accepted, and any license with
renaming clause is as well accepted in Debian (although they might
not be happy).

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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