[tex-live] Catalogue sources

Alexander Cherepanov cherepan at mccme.ru
Fri Sep 11 04:23:24 CEST 2009

Hi Karl!
On Thu, 10 Sep 2009 17:49:29 -0500, karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) wrote:

> On one of the many topics in your mail ...
>     * Package smflatex is listed with "catalogue-license nosource". 
> Ah.  I wasn't aware of that category.  Checking for it now,
> and removing smflatex.
>     67 packages are listed with "catalogue-license noinfo" and 
> Well, I'm not going to willy-nilly remove every package just because it
> is noinfo.  Each of them need to be investigated, authors contacted,
> etc.

I see.

>     a couple of packages (mkjobtexmf & texdirflatten) uwith
>     "catalogue-license artistic". 
> My recollection is that they are both Artistic 2, ie, ok.
>     Should probably be checked before release...
> I check it every day in my cron job.

Cool. Are you using black-list? White-list is probably safer.
Not that it really matters as license categories it tex catalogue 
hopefully will not change often;)

Alexander Cherepanov

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