[Assist] ec fonts

André Silva emulatorman at riseup.net
Sun Nov 15 21:45:16 GMT 2015

On 10/14/2015 03:08 AM, Michał Masłowski wrote:
>>>> I repeat this question one more time: Why does Parabola remove ec fonts
>>>> from its version of TexLive, and how is it being done exactly?
>>>> (So I can figure out how to patch them back in.)
>>>> There is no freedom-related reason for removing them. (See
>>>> https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#ecfonts.)
>>> ok, i'll fix it then
> Make sure the package complies with the license, it didn't before it was
> removed.  (This is a problem of Arch packaging, not upstream.)
> The other problem is that it includes code from otherwise nonfree fonts
> and we don't know if the author had permission to use them under a
> different license.

license problems [0] are in the latest version of Arch's texlive-core
tarball yet, therefore we should do the three things that you mentioned
[1] to solve this issue.


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