[tex-live] EC license

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Aug 30 01:57:57 CEST 2009

On 27 August 2009 Norbert Preining wrote:

 > 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).

Hi Norbert,
I fully agree with you if you say that there are things I don't understand.

What I meant is that it's ridiculous to assume that only Debian has
the right to define the meaning of the word "freedom".


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