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Re: The license of LaTeX2HTML

On 2003-10-25 21:20:26 +0100 Roland Stigge <stigge@debian.org> wrote:
B  No fees or compensation are charged for use, copies, or
   access to this software. You may charge a nominal
   distribution fee for the physical act of transferring a
   copy, but you may not charge for the program itself.

Can a copyright licence affect use or access? If so, this looks like a typical "anti-commerce" licence.

The latter case would be very bad because latex2html is quite popular
and 35 packages in "main" build-depend on it (!).

I like the idea of a latex2html wrapper around htlatex, but think that wishlisting that packages change is also good.

Maybe I should add that some files in latex2html are GPL'ed, which
possibly forces us / the maintainer to apply the GPL to the whole

I think that depends on other matters too, but agree it is possible.

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