[tex-live] `verdana' package is missing although it is LPPL licensed
dbitouze at wanadoo.fr
Sun Sep 30 19:36:42 CEST 2018
Le 30/09/18 à 16h07, Manfred Lotz a écrit :
>> > Just a guess. Texlive requires a package to include its
>> > documentation source. AFAICS, there is verdana.pdf but no
>> > verdana.tex (verdana.dtx/ins do no generate verdana.tex).
>> Would it be related to the necessity to own the font for producing
>> this documentation?
> I think basically it is necessary that a font used in the documentation
> must be free, or if the package is about a font then that font must be
> Here my understanding regarding documentation and fonts in a package.
> If a package can be added as a TeX Live package it must satisfy:
> 1. The source of the package documentation must be included.
> 2. The font used in the package documentation must be free (mentioned
> by Norbert).
> 3. The font used in the package documentation must be install-able as a
> TeX Live package (mentioned by Lars).
> 4. If the package, like verdana, provides support for a specific font
> then we have the same for the documentation and of course this specific
> must be free and it must be install-able as a TeX Live package.
Many thanks for the clarification.
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