Re: jadetex in Debian with newer tetex (1.0.2/1.0.7)

Subject: Re: jadetex in Debian with newer tetex (1.0.2/1.0.7)
From: Adam Di Carlo <adam@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 15 Oct 2000 18:47:38 -0400
"Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Adam Di Carlo writes:
>  > Apply the following patch and all should be well.  Just reinstall the
>  > package again and it should build the .fmt properly.
>  > 
>  > --- /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/cyrillic/t2aenc.def.orig Fri Oct 13 16:39:45 2000
>  > +++ /usr/share/texmf/tex/latex/cyrillic/t2aenc.def      Fri Oct 13 16:40:18 2000

> May I point out that by making this patch you are clearly breaking the
> terms of the license included in the head of the file?

You may indeed point it out, but since I am not distributing the
modified file, but simply providing a workaround (in patch form) to
users who are currently crippled, you would be wrong that I am
violating anything.

> I would *strongly* suggest that Debian, of all people, should take
> licensing seriously.

I think Debian has show that it, more than any other distribution,
takes licensing seriously.

I've CC'd the original bug report, which the Debian tetex maintainer
is handling (not me), just to make sure he knows this.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<URL:>

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