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Re: Ian's DFSG2 would harm Debian and Free Software



Would this clause:

  (h) Different name or version number for certain version

  The licence may require the work to be distributed under a different
  name or with a different version number under some circumstances
  defined in the licence, provided that this doesn't interfere with
  using the modified version as a replacement for the original.

especially the last phrase make TeX's Computer Modern fonts dsfg-nonfree?

Knuth refuses to allow this font to be changed. Yes, you can have other fonts
but you -cannot- distribute a changed font under this name. (his reasoning
being that any TeX anywhere should behave in -exactly- the same way, meaning
typeset pages are -exactly- alike regardless of platform. I would think this
would apply to all of TeX: no mods that would change the page given identical
input.) 

Would this restriction on Knuth's part "interfere with using the modified 
version as a replacement for the original"?

-Jim


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