[Fedora-legal-list] Re: texlive license
ralf.stubner at web.de
Tue Aug 14 20:35:33 UTC 2007
Just two quick comments:
"Tom \"spot\" Callaway" <tcallawa at redhat.com> writes:
> Aladdin Free Public License:
> The Aladdin Free Public License is non-free, thus, not acceptable for
> Fedora. The following files are under the AFPL:
These are easy to solve since the URW fonts have also been released
under GPL. CTAN:/fonts/urw/base35/afm/ is consistent here.
> LPPL with commercial use restriction:
> There is one file which has an additional restriction to the LPPL,
> forbidding commercial use without explicit permission from the author.
> This almost certainly renders the file non-free, and it is not ok for
IMO the 'commercial restriction' is not part of the license but is a
moral obligation people are *asked* to follow.
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