[tex-live] two questions

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Jul 30 23:17:15 CEST 2009

On Do, 30 Jul 2009, Jobst Hoffmann wrote:
> 1. at the moment i'm missing the answers-package, which was included in
> texlive 2008. Is this because of the development status of TL 2009 or
> are there other reasons (copyright ... - but compare the copyright of
> textmerg, it is included in TL 2009)?

r10564 | karl | 2008-09-12 00:15:19 +0200 (Fri, 12 Sep 2008) | 1 line

rm answers, nonfree

But textmerg contains:
%% This file is now placed in the public domain.  You are encouraged to
%% distribute it together with the sources from which it was generated.
so it is ok.

Why do you assume that they have the same copyright?

> 2. I've deleted old mails, so I'm not sure if I'm carrying coals to
> Newcastle: if a package xxx has only a README file as documentation and
> there is a package xxxyyy with a .pdf-file as documentation, texdoc xxx
> shows the xxxyyy.pdf (try texdoc cmap). What can I do to see the README?

Cannot answer that.

Best wishes


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