[OS X TeX] source2e.(tex|pdf)
Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Apr 26 06:28:44 EDT 2006
On 26 Apr 2006, at 11:30, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Le 26 avr. 06 à 11:04, Martin Buchmann a écrit :
>> I was just wondering why I can't find source2e.tex (the
>> documentation of the LaTeX2e kernel). If have installed TeX using
>> i-Installer. AFAIK it should be in [/usr/local/teTeX/share]/texmf/
>> source/latex/base/ but isn't. In some Linux distributions there is
>> a package called tetex-src which is sometimes omitted altough it
>> has to be installed according to the LPPL if I understood it
>> Is this the case for the i-package too?
> The source code for LaTeX and its packages as well as for their
> documentation (all the .dtx files etc.) isn't included. This is
> because gwTeX is based on TeXLive for the binaries and teTeX for
> all the TeX support files (including LaTeX etc.), and teTeX doesn't
> include these source files (for space considerations).
> I doubt Thomas Esser (the "te" in teTeX) would have done this if
> this wasn't compliant with the LPPL.
Thomas also has a separate texmf-source tarball which I never
bothered to include. Given that I just redistribute Thomas' and
other's stuff, I guess I can just tell people: get it from teTeX.
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