License problems

Dr. Werner Fink werner at
Mon May 2 13:35:36 CEST 2022


in arabtex our license digger found lines like

 %Use of this material in a commercial venture of any sort requires
 %permission from me.  Otherwise, you are free to use this for any
 %legal, non-destructive purpose.  If you find this font useful, a
 %contribution to charity will be most appreciated.
 %Send comments or complaints to:
 %BITNET:      hoffman at nyuacf.BITNET  <-- this will change soon
 %CompuServe:  72700,402 -or- 72700.402 at
 %SNAIL:       Joel M. Hoffman
 %             19 Hillcrest Lane
 %             Rye, NY 10580
 %             U.S.A.                            


 - NOT terribly expensive. In fact, it is free for scientific and strictly 
   private, noncommercial use. For commercial purposes you need a license 
   agreement; inquire at the author's address.

             Prof. Klaus Lagally 
             Institut fuer Informatik
             Universitaet Stuttgart
             Breitwiesenstrasse 20-22
             D-70565 Stuttgart

             lagally at

in computational-complexity a macro

 \def\openchoicetext#1{\gdef\@octxt{\paragraph{Open Access.} #1}}%
         \openchoicetext{This article is distributed under the terms of the
          Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License which permits any
          noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium,
          provided the original author(s) and source are credited.}%

is used in cc-cls-inline.tex and cc.cls

For mglTeX the digger found

  Redistributing and modifying

  The source code of mglTEX (.sty, .dtx, and .ins files) can be redistributed and/or
  modified under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
  the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option)
  any later version. The documentation of mglTEX (.dvi, .ps, .pdf and other files)
  is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
  3.0 Unported License.

... that means the docs are the poison here


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          a peeing section in a swimming pool." -- Edward Burr
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