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Re: TeX Licenses & teTeX (Was: Re: forwarded message from Jeff Licquia)



On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 06:29:21PM -0400, Boris Veytsman wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2002 23:09:17 +0100
> > From: Andrew Suffield <aps100@doc.ic.ac.uk>
> 
> > 
> > Since it is almost certainly not possible to trademark a filename
> > anyway, the solution seems fairly clear. We find a free font to
> > replace this one with, and we drop it in place as cmr10.mf, excising
> > the old computer modern font to the non-free archive. Suggestions for
> > a suitable replacement are welcome.
> > 
> 
> I am afraid you cannot do this: since TeX is trademarked, you cannot
> substitute a new font for it without violating trademark. 

So the package name gets changed, and a couple lines gets added to the
description. Boo hoo. Trivial and irrelevant.

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