Trying to get an overview of the LaTeX source code base

Aaron Gray aaronngray.lists at
Tue May 10 23:44:45 CEST 2022

Thanks all !


On Fri, 6 May 2022 at 23:20, Karl Berry <karl at> wrote:
>      KerTeX (restricted to a BSD license and
>     therefore suitable in places that GPL code is not acceptable).
> KerTeX's license has an advertising clause (like original BSD) that
> makes it incompatible with all copyleft licenses, and probably
> unacceptable in practice for the big app stores or anywhere else
> "commercial".
> That is not what most people think of as the "BSD license" (for several
> decades now), which is modified BSD, that is, modified specifically to
> remove the advertising clause.
> Happily, Thierry agreed to release the Prote extensions under the
> standard MIT/X11 license (like XeTeX), so Martin could use them in HiTeX. -k

Aaron Gray

Independent Open Source Software Engineer, Computer Language
Researcher, Information Theorist, and amateur computer scientist.

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