[Assist] ec fonts
ramana at member.fsf.org
Tue Mar 15 01:25:35 GMT 2016
So, is there still no progress on this issue? I am going back to the
standard Arch Linux texlive package once again...
On 16 November 2015 at 08:45, André Silva <emulatorman at riseup.net> wrote:
> On 10/14/2015 03:08 AM, Michał Masłowski wrote:
> >>>> I repeat this question one more time: Why does Parabola remove ec
> >>>> 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  are in the latest version of Arch's texlive-core
> tarball yet, therefore we should do the three things that you mentioned
>  to solve this issue.
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