[tex-live] acrotex files

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sun Oct 4 09:53:22 CEST 2009

Hartmut Henkel <hartmut_henkel at gmx.de> wrote:

> On Sun, 4 Oct 2009, Martin Schröder wrote:
> > 2009/10/3 Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>:
> > > The philosophical reason is that (as I understand it) they are only
> > > useful with Acrobat, which is nonfree.
> >
> > Even more reason for developers of free software PDF viewers to make
> > these files working.
> >
> > Please include them.
> seems new acrotex stuff must be purchased from http://www.acrotex.net,
> so it has somehow ceased to be free.

there has always been non-free acrotex (right from the day he uploaded
the first of his (free) submissions to ctan).  so it's not just new
stuff that's non-free.

after all, tl holds frenchle but not its non-free partner frenchpro, so
i don't believe your argument holds water.


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