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Re: licenses with name changing clauses

MJ Ray <mjr@phonecoop.coop> wrote:

> =?iso-8859-1?q?Frank_K=FCster?= <frank@debian.org>
>> While we're at it, there's a different issue in teTeX and TeXLive for
>> which I'd like to have some advice from -legal. ukhyphen.tex has now a
>> supposedly free license, but it has a broader renaming clause:
> Wow, that's arrogant, not only reserving the package's filename
> (arguably acceptable to ensure integrity) but the names of many
> possible derivatives/competitors.  Amusingly, it's only the
> filename and you can probably make an symlink or some other
> alias while complying with this, so it's more comedy than a bug.

Yes, it's as simple as 

mv ukhyphen.tex britpat.tex
$EDITOR britpat.tex
echo "britpat.tex ukhypen.tex" >> /usr/share/texmf-tetex/aliases

Regards, Frank

Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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