[OS X TeX] Current "best practice" for Lucida under TeXShop [OT]

Ralph Martin Ralph.Martin at cs.cardiff.ac.uk
Tue Jan 25 05:33:45 EST 2005

On 25 Jan 2005, at 10:21 am, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Of course it's a matter of interpretation. Consider Apple's Software 
> License Agreement 
> <http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=26275>. Playing 
> devil's advocate, you have Article 1 which defines "software" as 
> including accompanying fonts:
> "The software, documentation and any fonts accompanying this License 
> whether on disk, in read only memory, on any other media or in any 
> other form (collectively the "Apple Software") [...]"
> and then Article 2 which only allows one copy of the software on a 
> single computer:
> "This License allows you to install and use one copy of the Apple 
> Software on a single computer at a time"

Aha. So when they are loaded into RAM, the OS must delete them from my 
hard disk, I suppose :-)
And write them back out when they are no longer needed in RAM. :-)
And I had better not have any crashes.... :-) :-)

Someone should tell Apple's lawyers to get better advice on how to word 
their licences.

Best wishes

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