[tex-live] Catalogue sources (was: EC license)

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Sat Aug 29 00:38:40 CEST 2009

Robin Fairbairns a écrit :
> the repository also contains email addresses and other personal
> information.
Thanks for this explanation.

Are you concerned about spam bots getting a bunch a fresh email addresses from
the Catalogue sources? AFAIK, the bots don't crawl SVN repos yet...

Actually, the CTAN itself holds quite a lot of email addresses and personal
information, mostly in plain text or other easily readable format. Is there
really much more information in the Catalogue sources than is publicly available
on the CTAN (including of course the HTML versions of the Catalogue) or
elsewhere on the web? Is this information more sensitive that what is usually
available from other similar projects (informations form CPAN or bugtrackers etc)?


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