[tex-live] removal of a package from texlive
d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 19:14:00 CEST 2013
On 2 April 2013 18:05, Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:
> "maintained" to "unmaintained". "author-maintained" is a dead-end.
> Of course everybody is free under the LPPL to _fork_ any
> LPPL-copyrighted work under a _different_ name.
The requirement for a new name was in the original LPPL but not in the
version 1.3c as used by bidi.
But hopefully it won't come to that.
However it is also clear that the unchanged existing files may be
Neither CTAN nor TexLive were forced by the LPPL licence to honour the
It may be their policy (not unreasonably) to honour removal requests but it
a licencing issue.
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