[tex-live] movie15 and media9
heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 18 19:55:18 CET 2012
On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 05:16:48PM +0100, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> 2012/3/18 Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk>:
> > Victor Ivrii <vivrii at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:
> >> > 2012/3/18 Zdenek Wagner <zdenek.wagner at gmail.com>:
> >> >> Linux. AR can freely be downloaded. I have seen AR included on many
> >> >> CD's with other products, maybe it would even be legal to distribute
> >> >> it with TL (I do not know, I have not studied the license).
> >> >
> >> > No, it isn't. You need permission from Adobe. And anyway: AR isn't free.
> >> I am afraid that this interpretation would axe from TL the host of
> >> packages which rely upon Adobe Reader for parsing (either embedded
> > that is the intention.
> > unfortunately, alexander grahn gave karl berry a list of packages that
> > use features of acrocr*p reader.
> > myself, i'm worried about hyperref (i don't know enough to be sure
> > whether it relies of acrocr*p reader, for some of its many functions)...
It's clearly useful for free PDF readers (links, bookmarks, ...).
IMHO "not require nonfree software to be useful" does not mean
that any support of nonfree software is forbidden.
> Hyperlinks work in ghostview but I am not avare of any PDF viewer that
> can display outlines.
> If this happens, almost all documents will be
> nonfree because they rely on hyperref.
No, hyperref is free, it's license is LPPL.
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