[tex-live] getnonfreefonts

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Apr 13 20:24:36 CEST 2016

Am Wed, 13 Apr 2016 19:04:20 +0100 schrieb Philip Taylor:

> Ulrike Fischer wrote:
>> I wonder why you are asking on the texlive list that they provide
>> scripts to install fonts which have a license which doesn't allow to
>> include them im texlive. 
> Isn't exactly the point, Ulrike ?  Whether one thinks it a good idea or
> not, TeX Live has a policy of excluding anything that it deems
> "non-free", so it cannot (by definition) include these fonts.  But an
> open-source script (i.e., "free", in the TeX Live sense) that a user can
> use to /add/ such fonts to his or her own personal TeX Live
> installation, is surely a Good Thing [tm], and its inclusion in TeX Live
> can only be of benefit.

But as you should know texlive doesn't include tools which have the
sole/main purpose to support something unfree. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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