tkacvins at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 20:43:00 CET 2022
On Sun, Oct 30, 2022 at 3:30 PM Boris Veytsman <borisv at lk.net> wrote:
> TK> From: Tom Kacvinsky <tkacvins at gmail.com>
> TK> Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2022 13:29:03 -0400
> TK> Does SIAM prevent the distribution of its packages in TeXLive? I see
> TK> listed on CTAN, but AFAICT it doesn't appear to be available for
> TK> via tlmgr.
> SIAM uses a non-commercial license:
> You are NOT ALLOWED to take money for the distribution or use of
> either one of these files or a changed version of it, except for a
> nominal charge for copying etc.
> TeXLive cannot distribute NC packages. I wrote a column about this,
> by the way, https://www.tug.org/TUGboat/Pres/tb130pres.pdf
OK, good to know. Around the same time I sent the message to this list, I
asked SIAM if they'll allow for it - I'm a SIAM member and I mentioned that
TeXLive has a strong following. I should have added that other societies
allow for distribution of their TeX packages.
Thanks and regards,
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