[tex-live] sphack.sty gone?

Philipp Stephani st_philipp at yahoo.de
Sat Dec 18 18:07:06 CET 2010

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> Von: Juan Acevedo <juan.acevedo.juan at gmail.com>
> An: tex-live at tug.org
> Gesendet: Samstag, den 18. Dezember 2010, 0:44:27 Uhr
> Betreff: [tex-live] sphack.sty gone?
> Hello
> Is it possible that 
> sphack.sty
> has been removed from  TL2010?
> I can't seem to find it where it was in TL2009,  under
> texmf-dist/tex/latex/ltxmisc
> If so, any particular reason?  superseded by something else? redundant? I am 
>sorry, but I have been unable to  find information about this on the web.

Its license is not DFSG compatible (classified as "Other non-Debian licenses" on 
CTAN), so it cannot be included in TeX Live. But it is always available from 
If you want it in TeX Live, you may ask the author whether he is willing to 
change the license.

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