[tex-live] License for kdgreek: nosell?

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Sun Oct 11 17:18:22 CEST 2009

Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk> writes:

> Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:
>> 2009/10/11 David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org>:
>> > It is also not very clear about whether modification and redistribution
>> > is allowed.  Every second sentence suggests something different.
>> I strongly suggest changing the license to two-clause BSD.
> you suggest that david should do that?
> fwiw, _i'm_ now worried that we distribute the stuff by http and
> rsync, when the only apparent permission is to distribute by ftp
> (which of course we also offer).

The likelihood of Kostis suing when he declared the package "Public
Domain" (in addition to other things) is not all too high.

> frankly, i would say we would be safest just to delete the whole
> package from ctan, but we're told the author has been contacted, so
> perhaps there's still hope.

I'd not be too hasty about this particular one.

David Kastrup

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