FW: LaTex Software VPAT Request

Boris Veytsman borisv at lk.net
Tue Mar 23 18:36:55 CET 2021

RK> From: Richard Koch <koch at uoregon.edu>
RK> Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 16:06:39 +0000

RK> Several times I have gotten VPAT requests for MacTeX. My reply has
RK> always been that TeX Live has thousands of contributors, all
RK> volunteers, and I had no idea how to fulfill such a request or
RK> interest in doing so. I sometimes suggested that the organization
RK> develop a better understanding of the open source movement before
RK> submitting a request.  Once I got an immediate reply that said
RK> "you have no idea how much I hate this job; thank you for an
RK> honest answer."

I think that we must have this document for at least TeXLive
distribution, and I probably should write one as TUG president...

Good luck


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