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Re: [tex-live] Re: XyMTeX in TeX live

Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

"Kevin" == Kevin B McCarty <kmccarty@Princeton.EDU> writes:

 > I'm very sorry to hear that my inquiry resulted in the removal of
 > XyMTeX from TeXLive. :-( It is a really useful tool.

 > Let's hope that when Dr. Shinsaku considers XyMTeX more polished,
 > he'll reconsider the license.

Don't be so pessimistic.  Obviously he is not satisfied with the
current version and I have the impression that he is still working on
it and will change the license when he thinks the software is good

Isn't it nice to hear that his major concern is the quality of his
And there is plenty of time until TeXLive-2006 will be released.

It is good that you asked Karl to clear the copyright.  I don't think
that Dr. Shinsaku will be more motivated when he sees that his
copyright is ignored.
i agree with this; since there are users of his macros out there, dropping may also lead to surprises, frustration, unneccessary support requests etc

how about a package (zip or rpm) with 'goodies'; since user are willing to install other non-free stuff (acrobat reader and such) they probably also hav eno problems with les-free goodies

(previous tex collections shipped with texmf-extra that has such things)


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