Subject: [ Re: detex-2.7 distribution terms]
To: None <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/08/1999 09:35:18

do we have any mechanism to signal to CD-ROM distributors that they have to
include the source code if they build a binary? (What do we do with GPL code?)


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To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
Subject: Re: detex-2.7 distribution terms 
In-reply-to: Your message of "Fri, 06 Aug 1999 23:40:46 +0200."
Date: Sat, 07 Aug 1999 18:57:40 -0500
From: Daniel Trinkle <>

Ignatios Souvatzis <> writes:

> Hello,
> I'm preparing a NetBSD(1) package(2) for detex-2.7.
> >From reading your README, I understand that distribution of your
> source archive is unlimited, as long as it is complete.
> Is this right? What about binary-only distributions (e.g., by somebody 
> preparing a (semi-)commercial CD-ROM for a specific NetBSD platform)?
> Regards,
> 	Ignatios Souvatzis

     I have no objection if the source code is included with the
distribution, or if it is available as a separate package
(i.e. detex-src) from the same source.

Daniel Trinkle
Computer Science-1398		765-494-7844
Purdue University		765-494-0739 (FAX)
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1398

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