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:[[User:spot|spot]] Copyright Only
 
:[[User:spot|spot]] Copyright Only
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== bengali - LPPL ==
 +
  /*  Source code for "Bengali for TeX" preprocessor.                        */
 +
  /*  Anshuman Pandey <apandey@u.washington.edu>, 2002/03/27                */
 +
  /*                                                                        */
 +
  /*  Based on Revision 1.1 1996/03/05 of skt.c preprocessor developed by    */
 +
  /*  Charles Wikner <wikner@nacdh4.nac.ac.za>                              */
 +
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:[User:spot|spot]] Upstream (ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/languages/bengali/pandey/) contains proper licensing
  
 
== bera - Bitstream Vera ==
 
== bera - Bitstream Vera ==
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:[[User:spot|spot]] Perhaps upstream should correct their tagging? :)
 
:[[User:spot|spot]] Perhaps upstream should correct their tagging? :)
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== borceux - Borceux ==
 +
(from http://www.tex.ac.uk/CTAN/macros/generic/diagrams/borceux/)
 +
 +
<pre>
 +
Copyright 1993 Francis Borceux
 +
You may freely use, modify, and/or distribute each of the files in this
 +
package without limitation.  The package consists of the following files:
 +
 +
  README
 +
  compatibility/OldDiagram
 +
  compatibility/OldMaxiDiagram
 +
  compatibility/OldMicroDiagram
 +
  compatibility/OldMiniDiagram
 +
  compatibility/OldMultipleArrows
 +
  diagram/Diagram
 +
  diagram/MaxiDiagram
 +
  diagram/MicroDiagram
 +
  diagram/MiniDiagram
 +
  diagram/MultipleArrows
 +
  user-guides/Diagram_Mode_d_Emploi
 +
  user-guides/Diagram_Read_Me
 +
 +
Of course no support is guaranteed, but the author will attempt to
 +
assist with problems.  Current email address:
 +
francis dot borceux at uclouvain dot be.
 +
</pre>
 +
 +
 +
--[[User:Jnovy|Jnovy]] 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) No info whatsoever.
  
 
== boxedminipage - CC0 ==
 
== boxedminipage - CC0 ==
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Creative Commons 0 license as described at http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/.
 
Creative Commons 0 license as described at http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/.
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
 +
 +
== brushscr - GPL+ ==
 +
  % Made by Maurizio LORETI, <loreti@pd.infn.it
 +
 +
:[[User:spot|spot]] - Homepage - http://wwwcdf.pd.infn.it/MLO/index.html indicates: "When not stated differently, all this software is freely modifiable and redistributable under the conditions of the GNU GPL, here included in the file COPYING."
  
 
== calligra - Copyright Only ==
 
== calligra - Copyright Only ==
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:[[User:spot|spot]] Don Hosek (don@dream-in-color.net) replies, gives permission to use works (cmpica, morefloats, resumemac, varisize)  under CC-0. (see cmpica for email)
 
:[[User:spot|spot]] Don Hosek (don@dream-in-color.net) replies, gives permission to use works (cmpica, morefloats, resumemac, varisize)  under CC-0. (see cmpica for email)
  
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== mpattern - GPL+ ==
 +
  Distribution of the package
 +
  ===========================
 +
  The package MPATTERN belongs to the public domain. You can use any
 +
  actuall version of GPL Licence if you want to modify or redistribute
 +
  this package.
 +
:[[User:jnovy|jnovy]] so it says it is actually GPL?
  
 
== mpman-ru - MIT ==
 
== mpman-ru - MIT ==
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:[[User:spot|spot]] GPLv2+
 
:[[User:spot|spot]] GPLv2+
 
    
 
    
 +
== placeins-plain - Copyright Only ==
 +
  %  P L A C E I N S . T E X        ver 2.0  Mar 3, 1995
 +
  %
 +
  %  Insertions that keep their place.
 +
  %
 +
  %  Copyright 1995    Donald Arseneau      <asnd@triumf.ca
 +
  %  These macros may be freely used, transmitted, reproduced, or modified
 +
  %  provided that this notice is left intact.
 
    
 
    
 
== plweb - Copyright Only ==
 
== plweb - Copyright Only ==
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:[[User:spot|spot]] Same license as dotseqn.
 
:[[User:spot|spot]] Same license as dotseqn.
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== tap - Copyright Only ==
 +
'''LICENSE: Copyright Only'''
 +
  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 +
  AUTHORS' COORDINATES
 +
  Names:  Bogu\l{}aw Jackowski, Piotr Pianowski, Piotr Strzelczyk
 +
  Mail:  BOP s.c., ul. Piastowska 70, 80-363 Gda\'nsk, Poland
 +
  Email:  B.Jackowski@GUST.ORG.PL
 +
  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 +
  All copyrights, copylefts, copyups, copydowns, or whatever you wish to call
 +
  them, concerning all the files in the TAP package are essentially of the
 +
  public domain character. In particular, you are entitled to do with the files
 +
  whatever you wish. If you alter a file, however, please remove the line
 +
  containing the comment:
 +
        `This file belongs to the TAP package'
 +
  in order to avoid mess.
  
 
== tds - Latex2e ==
 
== tds - Latex2e ==
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   `%'.
 
   `%'.
 
   % The file btxbst.doc has the documentation for alpha.bst.
 
   % The file btxbst.doc has the documentation for alpha.bst.
    
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   :[[User:spot|spot]] Red Hat Legal says this is non-free, but because the copyright notice fails to mention a copyright holder, it may be in the public domain now if it was published before 1989 in the US.
:[[User:spot|spot]] Red Hat Legal says this is non-free, but because the copyright notice fails to mention a copyright holder, it may be in the public domain now if it was published before 1989 in the US.
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::Current status at [ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/TeX/CTAN/biblio/bibtex/base/apalike.bst] is:
    
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   % BibTeX `apalike' bibliography style (version 0.99a, 8-Dec-10), adapted from
 +
  % the `alpha' style, version 0.99a; for BibTeX version 0.99a.
 +
  %
 +
  % Copyright (C) 1988, 2010 Oren Patashnik.
 +
  % Unlimited copying and redistribution of this file are permitted as long as
 +
  % it is unmodified.  Modifications (and redistribution of modified versions)
 +
  % are also permitted, but only if the resulting file is renamed.
 +
::It's not completely free, so perhaps a forked version needs to be packaged for Fedora? --[[User:Piksi|Piksi]] 15:43, 27 January 2011 (UTC)
 +
 
 +
::The wording is exactly like for [[#bibtex|BiBTeX]], which Patashnik clarified to be understood as "licensed like Knuth licensed TeX". --[[User:Mjg|Mjg]] 14:40, 25 July 2011 (UTC)
 +
 
 
== bibtex ==
 
== bibtex ==
 
   % Copyright (C) 1985, all rights reserved.
 
   % Copyright (C) 1985, all rights reserved.
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Additionally, http://ftp.math.utah.edu/pub/tex/bibtex/bibtex.ins suggests a distribution of the files mentioned in the first copyright above alongside the bibtex.web file. All files (btxbst.doc, plain.bst, unsrt.bst  are available in that same place, and do contain the first notice, along with a published date of 1988.
 
Additionally, http://ftp.math.utah.edu/pub/tex/bibtex/bibtex.ins suggests a distribution of the files mentioned in the first copyright above alongside the bibtex.web file. All files (btxbst.doc, plain.bst, unsrt.bst  are available in that same place, and do contain the first notice, along with a published date of 1988.
 
:[[User:hannes|hannes]] I recently found this rather new mail: https://lists.dante.de/pipermail/ctan-ann/2010-December/004975.html Perhaps this solves all issues, or?
 
:[[User:hannes|hannes]] I recently found this rather new mail: https://lists.dante.de/pipermail/ctan-ann/2010-December/004975.html Perhaps this solves all issues, or?
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::The documentation under [http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/biblio/bibtex/base/] and bibtex.web state the following:
 +
 +
  % This program is copyright (C) 1985, 1988, 2010 by Oren Patashnik;
 +
  % all rights are reserved.
 +
  %
 +
  % This program, BibTeX, is available under the same terms as
 +
  % Donald Knuth's TeX program.
 +
 +
::Thus there should not be any problem regarding bibtex anymore. --[[User:Piksi|Piksi]] 15:39, 27 January 2011 (UTC)
 +
 +
::What license do we consider TeX to be under? Knuth says public domain (minus the naming as TeX etc.) in TUGboat in 1986 [http://www.tug.org/TUGboat/Articles/tb07-2/tb15gordon.pdf] [http://www.tug.org/TUGboat/Articles/tb07-2/tb15knut.pdf], how do we call this? --[[User:Mjg|Mjg]]12:35, 25 July 2011 (UTC)
  
 
== chicago ==
 
== chicago ==
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   %%
 
   %%
 
   %% Joel Young  --- jdyoung@afit.af.mil
 
   %% Joel Young  --- jdyoung@afit.af.mil
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== belleek ==
 +
  % Copyright 1997 Richard J. Kinch, kinch@holonet.net
 +
 +
From the README:
 +
 +
  Notwithstanding any copyright notices in the files, these fonts have been
 +
  contributed to the public domain in their Type 1 (.pfb) and TrueType (.ttf)
 +
  forms:
 +
 
 +
      blex
 +
      blsy
 +
      rblmi
 +
 
 +
  Richard Kinch
 +
  http://truetex.com
 +
  August 18, 1998
 +
 +
[[User:Mjg|Mjg]] Based on the date, can't the README override the info embedded int the font?
 +
[[User:spot|spot]] Based on http://truetex.com/, Richard J. Kinch is probably a US Citizen, thus the PD declaration is valid.
  
 
== braket ==
 
== braket ==
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   % truncate.sty  ver 3.6  20-Aug-2001    Donald Arseneau
 
   % truncate.sty  ver 3.6  20-Aug-2001    Donald Arseneau
 
   % This LaTeX program is released to the public domain.
 
   % This LaTeX program is released to the public domain.
 
= Not Public Domain, but Freely licensed =
 
 
== mpattern - GPL+ ==
 
  Distribution of the package
 
  ===========================
 
  The package MPATTERN belongs to the public domain. You can use any
 
  actuall version of GPL Licence if you want to modify or redistribute
 
  this package.
 
:[[User:jnovy|jnovy]] so it says it is actually GPL?
 
 
== placeins-plain - Copyright Only ==
 
  %  P L A C E I N S . T E X        ver 2.0  Mar 3, 1995
 
  %
 
  %  Insertions that keep their place.
 
  %
 
  %  Copyright 1995    Donald Arseneau      <asnd@triumf.ca
 
  %  These macros may be freely used, transmitted, reproduced, or modified
 
  %  provided that this notice is left intact.
 
 
== tap - Copyright Only ==
 
'''LICENSE: Copyright Only'''
 
  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
  AUTHORS' COORDINATES
 
  Names:  Bogu\l{}aw Jackowski, Piotr Pianowski, Piotr Strzelczyk
 
  Mail:  BOP s.c., ul. Piastowska 70, 80-363 Gda\'nsk, Poland
 
  Email:  B.Jackowski@GUST.ORG.PL
 
  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
  All copyrights, copylefts, copyups, copydowns, or whatever you wish to call
 
  them, concerning all the files in the TAP package are essentially of the
 
  public domain character. In particular, you are entitled to do with the files
 
  whatever you wish. If you alter a file, however, please remove the line
 
  containing the comment:
 
        `This file belongs to the TAP package'
 
  in order to avoid mess.
 
  
 
= Improper or invalid Public Domain =
 
= Improper or invalid Public Domain =
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-- [[User:Mathstuf|Mathstuf]] Email sent to <ptjm@interlog.com> on 2010-11-24
 
-- [[User:Mathstuf|Mathstuf]] Email sent to <ptjm@interlog.com> on 2010-11-24
 
== belleek ==
 
  % Copyright 1997 Richard J. Kinch, kinch@holonet.net
 
 
From the README:
 
 
  Notwithstanding any copyright notices in the files, these fonts have been
 
  contributed to the public domain in their Type 1 (.pfb) and TrueType (.ttf)
 
  forms:
 
 
 
      blex
 
      blsy
 
      rblmi
 
 
 
  Richard Kinch
 
  http://truetex.com
 
  August 18, 1998
 
 
[[User:Mjg|Mjg]] Based on the date, can't the README override the info embedded int the font?
 
 
== bengali ==
 
  /*  Source code for "Bengali for TeX" preprocessor.                        */
 
  /*  Anshuman Pandey <apandey@u.washington.edu>, 2002/03/27                */
 
  /*                                                                        */
 
  /*  Based on Revision 1.1 1996/03/05 of skt.c preprocessor developed by    */
 
  /*  Charles Wikner <wikner@nacdh4.nac.ac.za>                              */
 
 
  
 
== block ==
 
== block ==
 
   \author{Chua Eng Huang}
 
   \author{Chua Eng Huang}
 
   \date{1999/07/19}
 
   \date{1999/07/19}
 
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== borceux ==
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:[[User:spot|spot]] - emailed aehchua@ntu.edu.sg - 2011-01-25
--[[User:Jnovy|Jnovy]] 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) No info whatsoever.
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:[[User:spot|spot]] - Note: http://osdir.com/ml/tex.ctan.announce/1999-07/msg00021.html
  
 
== breakcities ==
 
== breakcities ==
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   % - Leo Broska 02/20/97 (LaTeX-2e-Version)
 
   % - Leo Broska 02/20/97 (LaTeX-2e-Version)
  
== brushscr ==
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:[[User:spot|spot]] - Emailed leo.broska@NOSPAM.isys.com.au and don@dream-in-color.net - 2011-01-25
  % Made by Maurizio LORETI, <loreti@pd.infn.it
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== calrsfs ==
 
== calrsfs ==
 
   %% This file is public domain.
 
   %% This file is public domain.
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   */
 
   */
  
 
 
 
== recipe ==
 
== recipe ==
 
   % Recipe class; intended to be used to produce a ``book''
 
   % Recipe class; intended to be used to produce a ``book''
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   % WWW:    http://mvxpd5.pd.infn.it/wwwcdf/mlo.html
 
   % WWW:    http://mvxpd5.pd.infn.it/wwwcdf/mlo.html
 
    
 
    
 +
:[[User:spot|spot]] - Emailed Maurizio_Loreti@gmail.com - 2011-01-25 (BOUNCED)
 +
:[[User:spot|spot]] - Emailed mlo@foobar.it - 2011-01-25
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== script ==
 
== script ==
 
   % script.sty -- by Frank Neukam  (01 Dec 1993)
 
   % script.sty -- by Frank Neukam  (01 Dec 1993)
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   %        Via F. Marzolo, 8 - 35131 PADOVA - Italy
 
   %        Via F. Marzolo, 8 - 35131 PADOVA - Italy
 
   % EMail:  loreti@padova.infn.it
 
   % EMail:  loreti@padova.infn.it
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:[[User:spot|spot]] - Emailed Maurizio_Loreti@gmail.com - 2011-01-25 (BOUNCED)
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:[[User:spot|spot]] - Emailed mlo@foobar.it - 2011-01-25
  
 
== shadbox ==
 
== shadbox ==

Latest revision as of 12:45, 25 July 2011

Contents

[edit] Why and how to do a legal audit?

Only packages licensed under a free license can successfully pass through review process, i.e. to be included into Fedora. If the licensing is clear, one needs to move the package including headline and title from any of sections to either Fedora approved or Fedora disapproved sections. Please state clearly which license is appropriate to a package if moved to Fedora approved, e.g. adobemapping - BSD.

Thanks! --Jnovy 14:32, 14 October 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Fedora approved

[edit] a5comb - CC0

 %%%     author          = "Mario Wolczko",
 %%%     version         = "4",
 %%%     date            = "21 May 1992",
 %%%     time            = "20:50:55 BST",
 %%%     filename        = "a5comb.sty",
 %%%     email           = "mario@acm.org",

ankursinha: November 24, 2010. I found Mario Wolczko's homepage at Oracle. I've mailed him requesting clarification. Hoping it's the same one. :)

ankursinha: November 25, 2010. Received reply from Mario.

Mario:
Well, that takes me back.  There are - what - 5 lines of code in there?
Anyhow, the file was placed in the public domain when I was in the UK.
The same goes for my other contribution in that collection, boxedminipage.sty. 

He's asked us to use his personal email (mario AT wolczko DOT com) for further correspondance since it's not related to his Oracle work.

spot: Nov 25, 2010. Copy of relicensing email from Mario (sent to Ankursinha):
From: Mario Wolczko <mario@wolczko.com>
To: ankursinha@fedoraproject.org
Subject: Re: a5comb licensing follow up.
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 21:49:06 -0800

I affirm that I am the author and copyright holder of a5comb.sty and boxedminipage.sty.

I give permission for the aforementioned works to be distributed under the terms of the 
Creative Commons 0 license as described at http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/.

[edit] abstyles - Abstyles

 % This is APREAMBL.TEX, version 1.10e, written by Hans-Hermann Bode
 % (HHBODE@DOSUNI1.BITNET), for the BibTeX `adaptable' family, version 1.10.
 % See the file APREAMBL.DOC for a detailed documentation.
 
 % This program is distributed WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, express or implied.
 
 % Copyright (C) 1991, 1992 Hans-Hermann Bode
 
 % Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this
 % document provided that the copyright notice and this permission notice
 % are preserved on all copies.
 
 % Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of this
 % document under the conditions for verbatim copying, provided that the
 % entire resulting derived work is distributed under the terms of a
 % permission notice identical to this one.
 

[edit] adobemapping - BSD

 From http://opensource.adobe.com/wiki/display/cmap/License:
 Every CMap resource includes the following embedded license information:
 %%Copyright: -----------------------------------------------------------
 %%Copyright: Copyright 1990-20xx Adobe Systems Incorporated.
 %%Copyright: All rights reserved.
 %%Copyright:
 %%Copyright: Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or
 %%Copyright: without modification, are permitted provided that the
 %%Copyright: following conditions are met:
 %%Copyright:
 %%Copyright: Redistributions of source code must retain the above
 %%Copyright: copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
 %%Copyright: disclaimer.
 %%Copyright:
 %%Copyright: Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above
 %%Copyright: copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
 %%Copyright: disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials
 %%Copyright: provided with the distribution.
 %%Copyright:
 %%Copyright: Neither the name of Adobe Systems Incorporated nor the names
 %%Copyright: of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote
 %%Copyright: products derived from this software without specific prior
 %%Copyright: written permission.
 %%Copyright:
 %%Copyright: THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND
 %%Copyright: CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES,
 %%Copyright: INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
 %%Copyright: MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE
 %%Copyright: DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR
 %%Copyright: CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
 %%Copyright: SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT
 %%Copyright: NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES;
 %%Copyright: LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
 %%Copyright: HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN
 %%Copyright: CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR
 %%Copyright: OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
 %%Copyright: SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
 %%Copyright: -----------------------------------------------------------
 Although the license associated with the CMap resources clearly allows
 changes to be made, we strongly discourage changes, especially when they
 affect existing mappings. This is for reasons of compatibility. We do
 welcome and encourage suggestions for additional mappings.
jnovy dunno which license it is, need to determine
spot BSD

[edit] advdate - LPPL

 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 %% Advance Date Package for LaTeX2e                                       %%
 %% (C) Z. Wagner -- Ice Bear Soft, 20 Oct 1996, <wagner@mbox.cesnet.cz>   %%
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 %% This package contains macros which can add specified number of days    %%
 %% to the current date (as specified in \today) and print it. Some other  %%
 %% macros are also provided. It is intended for use e.g. in invoices      %%
 %% payable within 14 days from today etc.                                 %%
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%

--Jnovy 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) no info but can contact Zdenek Wagner to clarify

--Jnovy 14:37, 23 November 2010 (UTC) asked Zdenek (wagner@icpf.cas.cz) and waiting for reply

--Jnovy 16:03, 23 November 2010 (UTC) Zdenek claims it is LPPL licensed.

[edit] arphic - Arphic

jnovy Found that it could be actually free after reading the documentation properly. What it ships is just processed fonts from: ftp://ftp.gnu.org/non-gnu/chinese-fonts-truetype/ with this license: ftp://ftp.gnu.org/non-gnu/chinese-fonts-truetype/LICENSE

[edit] ar - LPPL

 File:           ar.txt
 Purpose:        Description of the ar font and package bundle
 Author:         Claudio Beccari, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
 E-mail:         beccari@polito.it
 Date:           21 april 1998 (on the 2751st anniversary of Rome)
 Copyright 1998,1999,2000 Claudio Beccari
 The programs  contained  in  this  bundle  can  be  redistributed and/or
 modified under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed
 from  CTAN  archives  in  directory  macros/latex/base/lppl.txt;  either
 version 1 of the License, or any later version.
jnovy looks like LPPL
spot LPPL

[edit] barr - Barr

 % This is a package of commutative diagram macros built on top of Xy-pic%
 % by Michael Barr (email:  barr@barrs.org).  Its use is unrestricted.  It%
 % may be freely distributed, unchanged, for non-commercial or commercial%
 % use.  If changed, it must be renamed.  Inclusion in a commercial%
 % software package is also permitted, but I would appreciate receiving a%
 % free copy for my personal examination and use.  There are no guarantees%
 % that this package is good for anything.  I have tested it with LaTeX 2e,%
 % LaTeX 2.09 and Plain TeX.  Although I know of no reason it will not work%
 % with AMSTeX, I have not tested it.%
 
spot New license, guessing Free but GPL-Incompatible, running past Red Hat Legal.

[edit] bbm - Copyright Only

 % Copyright 1993 Gilles F. Robert.
 % You may freely use, modify and/or distribute this file.
 % This statement added 2008/11/14 by Clea F. Rees on the basis of the
 email exchange archived at
 http://lists.debian.org/debian-tex-maint/2008/05/msg00040.html.
 
spot Copyright Only

[edit] bengali - LPPL

 /*  Source code for "Bengali for TeX" preprocessor.                        */
 /*  Anshuman Pandey <apandey@u.washington.edu>, 2002/03/27                 */
 /*                                                                         */
 /*  Based on Revision 1.1 1996/03/05 of skt.c preprocessor developed by    */
 /*  Charles Wikner <wikner@nacdh4.nac.ac.za>                               */
[User:spot|spot]] Upstream (ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/languages/bengali/pandey/) contains proper licensing

[edit] bera - Bitstream Vera

 Copyright (c) 2003 by Bitstream, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
 Bitstream Vera is a trademark of Bitstream, Inc.
 
 Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
 obtaining a copy of the fonts accompanying this license
 (.Fonts.) and associated documentation files (the .Font
 Software.), to reproduce and distribute the Font Software,
 including without limitation the rights to use, copy, merge,
 publish, distribute, and/or sell copies of the Font
 Software, and to permit persons to whom the Font Software is
 furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
 
 The above copyright and trademark notices and this
 permission notice shall be included in all copies of one or
 more of the Font Software typefaces.
 
 The Font Software may be modified, altered, or added to, and
 in particular the designs of glyphs or characters in the
 Fonts may be modified and additional glyphs or characters
 may be added to the Fonts, only if the fonts are renamed to
 names not containing either the words .Bitstream. or the
 word .Vera..
 
 This License becomes null and void to the extent applicable
 to Fonts or Font Software that has been modified and is
 distributed under the .Bitstream Vera. names.
 
 The Font Software may be sold as part of a larger software
 package but no copy of one or more of the Font Software
 typefaces may be sold by itself.
 
 THE FONT SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF
 ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
 ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
 PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT, PATENT, TRADEMARK,
 OR OTHER RIGHT.  IN NO EVENT SHALL BITSTREAM OR THE GNOME
 FOUNDATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
 LIABILITY, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT,
 INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION
 OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF THE USE
 OR INABILITY TO USE THE FONT SOFTWARE OR FROM OTHER DEALINGS
 IN THE FONT SOFTWARE.
 
 Except as contained in this notice, the names of Gnome, the
 Gnome Foundation, and Bitstream Inc., shall not be used in
 advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other
 dealings in this Font Software without prior written
 authorization from the Gnome Foundation or Bitstream Inc.,
 respectively.  For further information, contact:  fonts at
 gnome dot org.
 
spot Bitstream Vera

[edit] blacklettert1 - LPPL

 %%   This program may be distributed and/or modified under the
 %%   conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.2
 %%   of this license or (at your option) any later version.
 %%   The latest version of this license is in
 %%     http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
 %%   and version 1.2 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
 %%   version 1999/12/01 or later.
jnovy this is LPPL v1.2
spot Perhaps upstream should correct their tagging? :)

[edit] borceux - Borceux

(from http://www.tex.ac.uk/CTAN/macros/generic/diagrams/borceux/)

Copyright 1993 Francis Borceux
You may freely use, modify, and/or distribute each of the files in this
package without limitation.  The package consists of the following files:

  README
  compatibility/OldDiagram
  compatibility/OldMaxiDiagram
  compatibility/OldMicroDiagram
  compatibility/OldMiniDiagram
  compatibility/OldMultipleArrows
  diagram/Diagram
  diagram/MaxiDiagram
  diagram/MicroDiagram
  diagram/MiniDiagram
  diagram/MultipleArrows
  user-guides/Diagram_Mode_d_Emploi
  user-guides/Diagram_Read_Me

Of course no support is guaranteed, but the author will attempt to
assist with problems.  Current email address:
francis dot borceux at uclouvain dot be.


--Jnovy 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) No info whatsoever.

[edit] boxedminipage - CC0

 %%%     author          = "Mario Wolczko",
 %%%     version         = "2",
 %%%     date            = "21 May 1992",
 %%%     time            = "20:55:01 BST",
 %%%     filename        = "boxedminipage.sty",
 %%%     email           = "mario@acm.org",
spot: Nov 25, 2010. Copy of relicensing email from Mario (sent to Ankursinha):
From: Mario Wolczko <mario@wolczko.com>
To: ankursinha@fedoraproject.org
Subject: Re: a5comb licensing follow up.
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 21:49:06 -0800

I affirm that I am the author and copyright holder of a5comb.sty and boxedminipage.sty.

I give permission for the aforementioned works to be distributed under the terms of the 
Creative Commons 0 license as described at http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/.

[edit] brushscr - GPL+

 % Made by Maurizio LORETI, <loreti@pd.infn.it
spot - Homepage - http://wwwcdf.pd.infn.it/MLO/index.html indicates: "When not stated differently, all this software is freely modifiable and redistributable under the conditions of the GNU GPL, here included in the file COPYING."

[edit] calligra - Copyright Only

 %% Copyright 1992 Peter Vanroose
 %% You may freely use, modify and/or distribute this file (original source:
 %% CTAN:fonts/calligra), as long as this copyright notice is retained.
 %% This notice was added on 2008/11/17 by Clea F. Rees following
 %% communication with Peter Vanroose.
 
spot Copyright Only

[edit] charter - Charter

 This is a copy of the Charter Type-1 fonts which Bitstream contributed
 to the X consortium, renamed for use with TeX.
 
 (c) Copyright 1989-1992, Bitstream Inc., Cambridge, MA.
 
 You are hereby granted permission under all Bitstream propriety rights
 to use, copy, modify, sublicense, sell, and redistribute the 4
 Bitstream Charter (r) Type 1 outline fonts for any purpose and without
 restriction; provided, that this notice is left intact on all copies
 of such fonts and that Bitstream's trademark is acknowledged as shown
 below on all unmodified copies of the 4 Charter Type 1 fonts.
 BITSTREAM CHARTER is a registered trademark of Bitstream Inc.
 TeX metrics, virtual fonts and LaTeX font definition files can be found
 in the archive CTAN:fonts/metrics/freenfss.zip.
 
spot New license, looks free to me, running past Red Hat Legal.

[edit] chess-problem-diagrams - LPPL

 %% This file may be distributed and/or modified under the
 %% conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version
 %% 1.2 of this license or (at your option) any later version.
 %% The latest version of this license is in:
 %%
 %%    http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
 %%
 %% and version 1.2 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
 %% version 1999/12/01 or later.
jnovy this is LPPL
spot LPPL

[edit] cite - Copyright only

 %     Copyright (C) 1989-2009 by Donald Arseneau and Niel Kempson
 %     These macros may be freely transmitted, reproduced, or modified
 %     provided that this notice is left intact.
 
spot Copyright only

[edit] cmpica - CC0

 This file is public domain.
 Originally written 1995, Don Hosek.
 This declaration added by Clea F. Rees 2008/11/14 with the permission of Dan Hosek.
spot Emailed don.hosek@gmail.com - 2010-10-28
spot Don Hosek (don@dream-in-color.net) replies, gives permission to use works (cmpica, morefloats, resumemac, varisize) under CC-0.
Sender: Donald Hosek <don.hosek@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: TeX licensing
From: Don Hosek <don@dream-in-color.net>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 13:49:13 -0800
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
To: Tom Callaway <tcallawa@redhat.com>

Yes I am.
On 24 Jan 2011, at 06.30, Tom Callaway wrote:

> On 01/21/2011 07:23 PM, Don Hosek wrote:
>> Sorry for the delay. CC-zero sounds good for me.
>>=20
>> -dh
>>=20
>> On 28 Oct 2010, at 15.06, Tom spot Callaway wrote:
>>=20
>>> Don,
>>>=20
>>> Hopefully I've found the correct Don Hosek, if not, I apologize in =
advance.
>>>=20
>>> I'm looking for the Don Hosek who is the author of multiple programs
>>> involving or related to TeXLive.
>>>=20
>>> Specifically:
>>>=20
>>> - cmpica
>>> - morefloats
>>> - resumemac
>>> - varisize
>=20
> Thanks Don. Can you just quickly confirm that you're the author and
> copyright holder for these items?
>=20
> ~tom
>=20
> =3D=3D
> Fedora Project

[edit] context - GPL+ or LPPL

 The program code (i.e. anything not under the /doc subtree) is
 distributed under the
 Creative Commons GNU GPL
 For practical purposes distributers may also choose the L TEX project
 licence, which is
 considered to be a bit more TEX friendly. (BSD alike licences, the Ruby
 Licence and the
 Apache are all licences that apply well for ConTEXt.)
 
spot GPL+ or LPPL

[edit] context-account - GPLv3+

 %D        version=2007.01.15, % last change: 2008.02.13
 %D          title=\CONTEXT\ User Module,
 %D       subtitle=Miscelaneous,
 %D         author=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D           date=\currentdate,
 %D      copyright=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D          email=schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com,
 %D        license=Public Domain]

-- Mathstuf Emailed <schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com> on 2010-11-24

spot Copyright holder gave licensing permission via email on 2010-11-29

Initial reply:

From: Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2010 17:15:53 +0100
Cc: legal@fedoraproject.org
To: mathstuf@gmail.com
Subject: Re: Regarding ConTeXt packages
Hi Ben,

I’m the right person for the packages you mentioned.

To avoid the problem with the „Public Domain“ license you wrote I’ll
release all my files under GPL, updated version of them will be released
in the next time.

Until this happens I give you my permission to include all packages in
the Fedora distribution.

Regards,
Wolfgang

Am 24.11.2010 um 06:21 schrieb Ben Boeckel:

> > Wolfgang,
> > 
> > Hopefully I've found the correct Wolfgang, if not, I apologize in
> > advance.
> > 
> > I'm looking for the Wolfgang Schuster who is the author of programs
> > involving or related to TeXLive.
> > 
> > Specifically:
> > 
> > - context-account
> > - context-algorithmic
> > - context-fixme
> > - context-fullpage
> > - context-letter
> > - context-ruby
> > - context-simplefonts

Clarification email:

Subject: Re: Regarding ConTeXt packages
From: Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 16:11:48 +0100
Cc: mathstuf@gmail.com, legal@fedoraproject.org
To: Tom Callaway <tcallawa@redhat.com>

Am 29.11.2010 um 16:03 schrieb Tom Callaway:

> On 11/27/2010 11:15 AM, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
>> Hi Ben,
>>=20
>> I=92m the right person for the packages you mentioned.
>>=20
>> To avoid the problem with the =84Public Domain=93 license you wrote =
I=92ll
>> release all my files under GPL, updated version of them will be =
released
>> in the next time.
>>=20
>> Until this happens I give you my permission to include all packages =
in
>> the Fedora distribution.
>=20
> Assuming that this means that we have permission to include your
> software under the terms of the GPL, is there a specific version you
> wish to use (alternately, you can permit any version to be used).

I=92ll release them under version 3 or any later version of the GPL.

Wolfgang

[edit] context-algorithmic - GPLv3+

 %D   [       file=t-algorithmic,
 %D        version=2009.04.21,
 %D          title=\CONTEXT\ User Module,
 %D       subtitle=Algorithms,
 %D         author=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D           date=\currentdate,
 %D      copyright=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D          email=schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com,
 %D        license=Public Domain]
 

-- Mathstuf Emailed <schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com> on 2010-11-24

spot Copyright holder gave licensing permission via email on 2010-11-29. See context-account entry for relicensing documentation

[edit] context-fixme - GPLv3+

 %D   [      file=t-fixme,
 %D        version=2009.11.08,
 %D          title=\CONTEXT\ User Module,
 %D       subtitle=FiXme,
 %D         author=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D           date=\currentdate,
 %D      copyright=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D          email=schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com,
 %D        license=Public Domain]
 

-- Mathstuf Emailed <schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com> on 2010-11-24

spot Copyright holder gave licensing permission via email on 2010-11-29. See context-account entry for relicensing documentation

[edit] context-fullpage - GPLv3+

 %D   [       file=t-fullpage,
 %D        version=2008.12.23,
 %D          title=\CONTEXT\ User Module,
 %D       subtitle=Fullpage documents,
 %D         author=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D           date=\currentdate,
 %D      copyright=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D        license=Public Domain]

-- Mathstuf Emailed <schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com> on 2010-11-24

spot Copyright holder gave licensing permission via email on 2010-11-29. See context-account entry for relicensing documentation

[edit] context-letter - GPLv3+

 %D   [       file=blockstyle,
 %D        version=2008.11.29,
 %D          title=\CONTEXT\ Letter Style,
 %D       subtitle=Blockstyle initalization,
 %D         author=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D           date=\currentdate,
 %D      copyright=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D          email=schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com,
 %D        license=Public Domain]
 

-- Mathstuf Emailed <schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com> on 2010-11-24

spot Copyright holder gave licensing permission via email on 2010-11-29. See context-account entry for relicensing documentation

[edit] context-ruby - GPLv3+

 %D   [     file=t-ruby,
 %D      version=2010.01.26,
 %D        title=\CONTEXT\ User Module,
 %D     subtitle=Ruby Markup,
 %D       author=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D         date=\currentdate,
 %D    copyright=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D        email=schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com,
 %D      license=Public Domain]
 

-- Mathstuf Emailed <schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com> on 2010-11-24

spot Copyright holder gave licensing permission via email on 2010-11-29. See context-account entry for relicensing documentation

[edit] context-simplefonts - GPLv3+

 %D   [     file=t-simplefonts,
 %D      version=2010.02.02,
 %D        title=\CONTEXT\ User Module,
 %D     subtitle=Simplefonts,
 %D       author=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D         date=\currentdate,
 %D    copyright=Wolfgang Schuster,
 %D        email=schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com,
 %D      license=Public Domain]
 

-- Mathstuf Emailed <schuster.wolfgang@googlemail.com> on 2010-11-24

spot Copyright holder gave licensing permission via email on 2010-11-29. See context-account entry for relicensing documentation

[edit] courier - GPL+ with exceptions

 % Copyright (URW)++,Copyright 1999 by (URW)++ Design & Development
 % (URW)++,Copyright 1999 by (URW)++ Design & Development
 % See the file COPYING (GNU General Public License) for license conditions.
 % As a special exception, permission is granted to include this font
 % program in a Postscript or PDF file that consists of a document that
 % contains text to be displayed or printed using this font, regardless
 % of the conditions or license applying to the document itself.
 
spot GPL+ with exceptions


[edit] courseoutline - Copyright Only

 %% Author:      Norman R. Gall
 %%              Department of Philosophy
 %%              The University of Calgary
 %%              Calgary, Alberta
 %%
 %%              ngall@ucalgary.ca
 %%
 %% Feel free to copy, modify, and distribute.
 
spot Copyright Only


[edit] coursepaper - Copyright Only

 %% Author:      Norman R. Gall
 %%              Department of Philosophy
 %%              The University of Calgary
 %%              Calgary, Alberta
 %%
 %%              ngall@ucalgary.ca
 %%
 %% Feel free to copy, modify, and distribute.
 
spot Copyright Only

[edit] crossword - Crossword

 %% Author: Gerd Neugebauer
 %%         Im Lerchels.hl 5
 %%         64521 Gro.-Gerau
 %% Mail:   gene@gerd-neugebauer.de
 %%
 %% Copyright (C) 1995-2009 Gerd Neugebauer
 %%
 %%  cwpuzzle.dtx  is distributed in  the hope that  it will be useful,
 %%  but  WITHOUT  ANY WARRANTY.    No  author or  distributor  accepts
 %%  responsibility to  anyone for the  consequences of using it or for
 %%  whether  it serves any particular purpose  or works at all, unless
 %%  he says so in writing.
 %%.
 %%  Everyone  is granted permission  to copy,  modify and redistribute
 %%  cwpuzzle.dtx,  provided this  copyright  notice  is preserved  and
 %%  any modifications are indicated.
 
spot New license, guessing Free but GPL incompatible, running by Red Hat Legal.

[edit] csplain - GPLv2+

 % Prepared by:
 %   Pavel Sevecek (\v{S}eve\v{c}ek)
 %   Lingea s.r.o., Brno, Czech Republic
 %   E-mail: pavel@lingea.cz
 %
 % This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 % it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 % the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
 % (at your option) any later version.
 %
 % This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 % but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 % MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
 % GNU General Public License for more details.
 %
 % You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 % along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
 % Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307 USA
 % The file ecfonts.tex (C) Petr Olsak, 2000
 
spot GPLv2+


[edit] dancers - Copyright Only

 % Copyright Alan M Stanier
 % This font may be freely used, modified and distributed.
 % This statement was added by Clea F. Rees 2008/11/24 following
 communication
 % with the author.
 
spot Copyright Only


[edit] de-macro - AFL

 Copyright 2005 Peter Gacs
 Licensed under the Academic Free Licence version 2.1
 
spot AFL

[edit] dk-bib - GPLv2+

 % Copyright (C) 2004, 2005, 2006 Arne Jorgensen
 
 % This file is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
 % under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 % the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
 % (at your option) any later version.
 
 % This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
 % WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 % MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
 % General Public License for more details.
 
 % You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 % along with this file; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
 % Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
jnovy looks like GPL
spot GPLv2+

[edit] dotseqn - Dotseqn

 % Copyright (C) 1995 by Donald Arseneau
 % This file may be freely transmitted and reproduced, but it may
 % not be changed unless the name is changed also (except that you
 % may freely change the paper-size option for \documentclass).
 % This notice must be left intact.
 
spot New license, running past Red Hat Legal.

[edit] doublestroke - DoubleStroke

 License
 -------
 You may use and distribute these fonts as you like.
 You may modify these fonts as long as you do not
 rename the files to one of those names that
 Donald E. Knuth chose for the Computer Modern fonts.
 (And seriously, who would want to do that?)
 
spot I'm guessing this is non-free, running past Red Hat Legal.

[edit] dtk - LPPL

 %% Author: Gerd Neugebauer
 %%         Mainzer Str. 8
 %%         56321 Rhens (Germany)
 %% Mail:   gene@gerd-neugebauer.de
 %%
 %% Copyright (C) 1995-1996 Gerd Neugebauer
 %% Copyright (C) 1997-2011 DANTE, Deutschsprachige
 %%                                Anwendervereinigung TeX e.V.
 %%
 %% It may be distributed and/or modified under the
 %% conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3c
 %% of this license or (at your option) any later version.
 %% The latest version of this license is in
 %%    http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
 %% and version 1.3c or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
 %% version 2005/12/01 or later.
jnovy looks like LPPL licensed
spot LPPL


[edit] ecv - Copyright Only

 %% Copyright 2006-2007 Christoph Neumann, Bernd Haberstumpf
 %%
 %% This LaTeX class provides a simple interface for creating
 %% a verfy fancy Curriculum Vitae. At the moment only CVs in
 %% the german language are supported.
 %%
 %% This file is free property; as a special exception the author
 %% gives unlimited permission to copy and/or distribute it, with
 %% or without modifications, as long as this notice is
 %% preserved.
 %%
 %% This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %% but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law;
 %% without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
 %% FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
 
spot Copyright Only

[edit] eepic - Copyright Only

 % Updated by Piet van Oostrum <piet@cs.uu.nl
 % eepic Version 1.1b < Febrary 7, 1988 
 %       Written by Conrad Kwok
 %
 % Internet : kwok@iris.ucdavis.edu
 % csnet    : kwok@ucd.csnet
 % csnet    : kwok%iris.ucdavis.edu@csnet.relay
 % UUCP     : ...!ucbvax!ucdavis!iris!kwok
 %
 % The macros are in public domain.
 % You may distribute or modify it in any ways you like.
 % Please report any bugs, enhancements, comments, suggestions, etc.
spot Copyright Only - We'll ignore the public domain grant and use the permissive terms.

[edit] elvish - Elvish

 These files are copyright (c) 1987 J.C. Bradfield.
 They are distributed on the following conditions:
  (a) You may use the source and generated fonts for any purpose,
      and may distribute the files, provided that all files including
      this copyright notice remain intact.
  (b) You may make modifications for your own use. You may distribute
      modified versions of these files PROVIDED that this copyright
      notice remains intact AND that you include the original files
      clearly labelled as such.
      If you produce modifications that seem useful, you are asked to
      send them to me, so that they can be incorporated into the master
      files.
 
spot New license, running by Red Hat Legal.

[edit] epstopdf - BSD

 # Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
 # modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
 met:
 #
 # 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
 #    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
 # 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
 #    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
 #    documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
 # 3. The name of the author may not be used to endorse or promote
 #    products derived from this software without specific prior written
 #    permission.
 #
 # THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR ``AS IS AND ANY EXPRESS OR
 # IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
 # WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE
 # DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT,
 # INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
 # (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR
 # SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
 # HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT,
 # STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN
 # ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
 # POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
 #
jnovy MIT license?
spot BSD


[edit] etex-pkg - LPPL

 % Copyright 1997, 1998, 2008 LaTeX Project and Peter Breitenlohner.
 %
 % This file (etex.sty) may be distributed and/or modified under the
 % conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3 of
 % this license or (at your option) any later version.  The latest
 % version of this license is in
 %   http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
 % and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
 % version 2003/12/01 or later.
 %
 % This work has the LPPL maintenance status "maintained".
jnovy LPPL
spot LPPL


[edit] eurosym - Eurosym

 Copyright (c) 1999-2002 Henrik Theiling
 Licence Version 2
 This software is provided 'as-is', without warranty of any kind,
 express or implied.  In no event will the authors or copyright holders
 be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this software.
 Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose,
 including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it
 freely, subject to the following restrictions:
 1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must
 not claim that you wrote the original software. If you use this
 software in a product, an acknowledgment in the product documentation
 would be appreciated.
 2. Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must
 not be misrepresented as being the original software.
 3. You must not use any of the names of the authors or copyright
 holders of the original software for advertising or publicity
 pertaining to distribution without specific, written prior permission.
 4. If you change this software and redistribute parts or all of it in
 any form, you must make the source code of the altered version of this
 software available.
 5. This notice may not be removed or altered from any source
 distribution.
 This licence is governed by the Laws of Germany.  Disputes shall be
 settled by Saarbruecken City Court.
 
spot Eurosym


[edit] fancynum - LPPL

 %% This file is part of the fancynum package, (c) J.J.Green 2000.
 %% It may be distributed under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public
 %% License, as described in lppl.txt in the base LaTeX distribution.
 %% Either version 1.0 or, at your option, any later version.
jnovy so likely LPPL as the author wishes
spot LPPL


[edit] fltpoint - LPPL

 % Copyright 2000-2004
 % Eckhart Guthoehrlein
 % e-mail <e_w_g@web.de
 %
 % This program may be distributed and/or modified under the
 % conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.2
 % of this license or (at your option) any later version.
 % The latest version of this license is in
 %   http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
 % and version 1.2 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
 % version 1999/12/01 or later.
jnovy LPPL1.2
spot LPPL


[edit] font-change - CC-BY-SA

 % The author of this work is Amit Raj Dhawan.
 % This work has been released under
 % Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License
 % on August 17, 2009. For details visit:
 % http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/.
 
spot CC-BY-SA


[edit] framed - Copyright Only

 % Copyright (C) 1992-2007 by Donald Arseneau  (asnd@triumf.ca)
 % These macros may be freely transmitted, reproduced, or modified
 % provided that this notice is left intact.
 
spot Copyright Only

[edit] fundus - LPPL

 %% Copyright 1996 by Gerd Neugebauer
 %%
 %% For further copyright information, and conditions for modification
 %% and distribution, see the file legal.txt, and any other copyright
 %% notices in this file.
 %%
 %%   This system is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %%   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 %%   MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
 %%
 %%   For error reports concerning UNCHANGED versions of this file no
 %%   more than one year old, see bugs.txt.
 %%
 %%   Please do not request updates from us directly.  Primary
 %%   distribution is through the CTAN archives.
 
spot UNKNOWN, where is legal.txt?
jnovy There's no legal.txt within the package itself but it apparently refers to $TEXMF/doc/latex/base/legal.txt and $TEXMF/doc/latex/base/bugs.txt as the basic LaTeX doc files. legal.txt contains LPPL license and a link to http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt

[edit] gene-logic - Crossword

 % Author: Gerd Neugebauer
 %         \"Odenburger Str. 16
 %         64295 Darmstadt (Germany)
 % Mail:   gerd@imn.th-leipzig.de
 %
 % Copyright (C) 1995 Gerd Neugebauer
 %
 % gn-logic.sty is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 % but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY.  No author or distributor
 % accepts responsibility to anyone for the consequences of using it
 % or for whether it serves any particular purpose or works at all,
 % unless he says so in writing.
 %
 % Everyone is granted permission to copy, modify and redistribute
 % gn-logic.sty, provided this copyright notice is preserved and any
 % modifications are indicated.
 
spot Same license as crossword.

[edit] gfsartemisia - LPPL

 %%  (c) copyright  2006
 %% Antonis Tsolomitis
 %% Department of Mathematics, University of the Aegean
 %%
 %%  This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
 %%  of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
 %%  archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
 %%  version 1 of the License, or any later version.
 %%
 %%   Please report errors or suggestions for improvement to
 %%
 %%     Dr. Antonis Tsolomitis
 %%     Department of Mathematics
 %%     University of the Aegean
 %%     atsol@aegean.gr
 
spot LPPL


[edit] gfsbaskerville - LPPL

 %%  (c) copyright  2007
 %% Antonis Tsolomitis
 %% Department of Mathematics, University of the Aegean
 %%
 %%  This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
 %%  of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
 %%  archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
 %%  version 1 of the License, or any later version.
 %%
 %%   Please report errors or suggestions for improvement to
 %%
 %%     Dr. Antonis Tsolomitis
 %%     Department of Mathematics
 %%     University of the Aegean
 %%     atsol@aegean.gr
 
spot LPPL


[edit] gfsdidot - LPPL

 %%  (c) copyright  2001
 %% Antonis Tsolomitis
 %% Department of Mathematics, University of the Aegean
 %%
 %%  This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
 %%  of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
 %%  archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
 %%  version 1 of the License, or any later version.
 %%
 %%   Please report errors or suggestions for improvement to
 %%
 %%     Dr. Antonis Tsolomitis
 %%     Department of Mathematics
 %%     University of the Aegean
 %%     atsol@aegean.gr
 
spot LPPL


[edit] gfsneohellenic - LPPL

 %%  (c) copyright  2006
 %% Antonis Tsolomitis
 %% Department of Mathematics, University of the Aegean
 %%
 %%  This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
 %%  of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
 %%  archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
 %%  version 1 of the License, or any later version.
 %%
 %%   Please report errors or suggestions for improvement to
 %%
 %%     Dr. Antonis Tsolomitis
 %%     Department of Mathematics
 %%     University of the Aegean
 %%     atsol@aegean.gr
 
spot LPPL


[edit] gfsporson - LPPL

 %%  (c) copyright  2006
 %% Antonis Tsolomitis
 %% Department of Mathematics, University of the Aegean
 %%
 %%  This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
 %%  of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
 %%  archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
 %%  version 1 of the License, or any later version.
 %%
 %%   Please report errors or suggestions for improvement to
 %%
 %%     Dr. Antonis Tsolomitis
 %%     Department of Mathematics
 %%     University of the Aegean
 %%     atsol@aegean.gr
 
spot LPPL


[edit] harvmac - CC-BY

 %% Copyright 1991 Paul Ginsparg
 %
 % This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
 % conditions of the terms of the Creative Commons
 % Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence which may be found at
 % http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
 % and described in human readable form at
 % http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
 % The attribution requirement may be satisfied by including
 % an acknowledgement that a work is "based on harvmac by
 % Paul Ginsparg".
 %
 % Copyright and licensing information added with the
 % permission of the author by Clea F. Rees on 2008/12/20.
 
spot CC-BY


[edit] hc - GPLv2+

 %% Copyright (C) 1998--2000 Christian Siefkes <error@cs.tu-berlin.de
 %%
 %% Updates are available via http://tal.cs.tu-berlin.de/error/TeX/
 %%
 %% This file is part of the HC Bundle for LaTeX2e.
 %% -----------------------------------------------
 %%
 %% This file is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 %% it under the terms of the GNU Library General Public License as
 %% published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
 %% License, or (at your option) any later version.
 %%
 %% This document is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
 %% WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 %% MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
 %% General Public License for more details.
 %%
 %% You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 %% along with this program; see the file COPYING. If not, write to
 %% the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
 %% Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
 
spot GPLv2+


[edit] hyph-utf8 - Copyright Only

 % Copyright 2008 TeX Users Group.
 % You may freely use, modify and/or distribute this file.
 % (But consider adapting the scripts if you need modifications.)
 
spot Copyright only


[edit] ifmslide - LPPL

 %% File: ifmslide.sty Copyright (c) 2000-2001, Thomas Emmel
 %%       ifmslide.cfg Copyright (c) 2000-2001, Thomas Emmel
 %% <emmel@mechanik.tu-darmstadt.de
 %%
 %% with ideas and parts from:
 %% File: pdfslide.dtx Copyright (c) 1999, C. V. Radhakrishnan
 %%       1999/10/10 v0.50
 %% <cvr@river-valley.com
 %%
 % This package may be distributed and/or modified under the
 % conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.2
 % of this license or (at your option) any later version.
 % The latest version of this license is in
 %   http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
 % and version 1.2 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
 % version 1999/12/01 or later.
 
spot LPPL


[edit] ifsym - LPPL

 % (c) Ingo Kloeckl
 % This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
 % of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
 % archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
 % version 1 of the License, or any later version.
jnovy LPPL
spot LPPL

[edit] index - LPPL

 % This file may be distributed and/or modified under the
 % conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.2
 % of this license or (at your option) any later version.
 % The latest version of this license is in
 %    http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
 % and version 1.2 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
 % version 1999/12/01 or later.
 %
 %    CAUTION: Use only as directed.  Do not take internally.  May cause
 %    rash if applied directly to skin.  Federal law prohibits distributing
 %    without a proscription.
 
spot LPPL (I will assume the later remarks are not part of the license, as they would make it non-free)

[edit] jadetex - MIT

 % File: jadetex.dtx. Copyright (C) 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001
 % Sebastian Rahtz  <sebastian.rahtz@oucs.ox.ac.uk
 % Copyright (C) 2002, 2003
 % Ian Castle <ian.castle@openjade.org
 %
 % Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
 % a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the
 % ``Software), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
 % without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
 % distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
 % permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
 % the following conditions:
 %
 % The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included
 % in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
 %
 % THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ``AS IS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS
 % OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
 % MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
 % IN NO EVENT SHALL SEBASTIAN RAHTZ BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR
 % OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE,
 % ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR
 % OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
 
spot MIT

[edit] kixfont - Copyright only

jnovy actually found this the the metafont source:
 For more information on the data to encode in KIX, please refer
 % to the following site in Dutch:
 %       http://www.tpgpostbusiness.nl/kix/
 % KIX is also used in a few other countries, but not worldwide.
 %
 % Metafont scripting by Rick van Rein, KIX-knowledge from Ivo Terhorst.
 %
 % Available for any purpose, no warranties.
 

[edit] latex2e-help-texinfo - Latex2e

    Copyright (C) 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Karl Berry.
 Copyright (C) 1988, 1994, 2007 Stephen Gilmore.
 Copyright (C) 1994, 1995, 1996 Torsten Martinsen.
    Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this
 manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice are
 preserved on all copies.
    Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of
 this manual under the conditions for verbatim copying, provided that
 the entire resulting derived work is distributed under the terms of a
 permission notice identical to this one.
    Permission is granted to copy and distribute translations of this
 manual into another language, under the above conditions for modified
 versions.
 
spot Looks like a new BSD variant, passing through Red Hat Legal.

[edit] lhcyr - Lhcyr

   LHCYR 1.0 (c) 1998 V.V.Zhytnikov (vvzhy@td.lpi.ac.ru)
   The LaTeX 2e styles for Russian typesetting in bilingual environment
   Available at CTAN:/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/supported/lhcyr
   Main CTAN sites:  ctan.tug.org,  ftp.dante.de,  ftp.tex.ac.uk
 
   This package is free. You may modify and use it for whatever
   purpose you want. But you are not allowed to redistribute modified
   version under the same name.
 
spot New license, passing by Red Hat Legal.

[edit] lshort-german - GFDL

 Hinweise auf Fehler an Walter Schmidt <w-a-schmidt@arcor.de
jnovy all in German, text above means "report bugs to ..."
spot NON-FREE
jnovy Another found snippet says:
 * Die Kurzbeschreibung wird unter die "GNU Free
   Documentation License" gestellt.

My poor knowledge of German says that the translation of this is: "This short description (that means the lshort doco) is done under GNU Free Documentation License."

Kraymer That's a correct translation.

[edit] lshort-spanish - GPLv2+

 % Piet van Oostrum, Dept of Computer Science, University of Utrecht
 % Padualaan 14, P.O. Box 80.089, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
 % Telephone: +31-30-531806. piet@cs.ruu.nl (mcvax!sun4nl!ruuinf!piet)
jnovy looked into the lshort-a4.pdf and found this:
     Copyright ©1995-2007 Tobias Oetiker y contribudores. Todos los derechos re-servados.
     Este documento es libre; puede distribuirlo o modificarlo bajo los términos de
  la Licencia Pública General de GNU publicada por la Fundación del Código Libre;
 o la versión 2 de la Licencia o (a su elección) cualquier versión posterior.
     Este documento se distribuye con la esperanza de que sea útil, pero SIN NIN-
 GUNA GARANTÍA; incluso sin la garantía implícita de COMERCIABILIDAD
 o APTITUD PARA UN PROPÓSITO PARTICULAR. Véase la Licencia Pública
 General de GNU para más detalles.
     Debería haber recibido una copia de la Licencia Pública General de GNU junto
 con este documento; si no, escriba a la Fundación del Código Libre, Inc., 675 Mass
 Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, Estados Unidos.
jnovy all the lshort* stuff is a short introduction to LaTeX in various languages, this seems to be GPLv2+

[edit] lshort-ukr - GPLv2+

 % Piet van Oostrum, Dept of Computer Science, University of Utrecht
 % Padualaan 14, P.O. Box 80.089, 3508 TB Utrecht, The Netherlands
 % Telephone: +31-30-531806. piet@cs.ruu.nl (mcvax!sun4nl!ruuinf!piet)
jnovy bingo, the Ukraian version has the GPL also in English:
     Copyright © 2000–2002 Tobias Oetiker and all the Contributers to LShort. All
 rights reserved.
     This document is free; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms
 of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation;
 either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
     This document is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
 ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY
 or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public
 License for more details.
     You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with
 this document; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave,
 Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.


[edit] lua-alt-getopt - MIT

 -- Copyright (c) 2009 Aleksey Cheusov <vle@gmx.net
 --
 -- Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
 -- a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the
 -- "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
 -- without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
 -- distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
 -- permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
 -- the following conditions:
 --
 -- The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be
 -- included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
 --
 -- THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
 -- EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
 -- MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND
 -- NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE
 -- LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION
 -- OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION
 -- WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
 
spot MIT
 == luainputenc - LPPL ==
 %% This file was adapted from inputenc.sty, which copyright is:
 %% Copyright 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
 %% 2005 2006 The LaTeX3 Project.
 %%
 %% inputenc.sty is under the lppl version 1.3c or later, and can be
 %% found in the base LaTeX system.
 %%
 %% The lppl can be found at http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
jnovy FIXME: this is error in upstream metadata - should be LPPL

[edit] lualibs - CC0

 License
 -------
 This work and the derived files are under the Creative Commons CC0 license.
 See the full text at
 http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
 and a FAQ at
 http://wiki.creativecommons.org/CC0
jnovy this doesn't seem PD as well, are there any differences between CC and PD?

[edit] luamplib - CC0

 --  Copyright (C) 2008-2009 by Hans Hagen, Taco Hoekwater and Elie Roux
 --  <elie.roux@telecom-bretagne.eu>.
 --  
 --  This work is under the CC0 license.
 --  
 --  This Current Maintainer of this work is Elie Roux.
jnovy ditto

[edit] luatexbase - CC0

 --  The original source files were:
 -- 
 --  luatexbase-attr.dtx  (with options: `luamodule')
 --  
 --  Written in 2009, 2010 by Manuel Pegourie-Gonnard and Elie Roux.
 --  
 --  This work is under the CC0 license.
jnovy ditto

[edit] luatextra - CC0

 %% luatextra.dtx  (with options: `latex')
 %% This is a generated file.
 %%
 %% Copyright (C) 2009 by Elie Roux <elie.roux@telecom-bretagne.eu
 %%
 %% This work is under the CC0 license.
jnovy ditto

[edit] mathspic - LPPL

 #(c) Copyright 2005  Apostolos Syropoulos       & R.W.D. Nickalls
 #                    apostolo@ocean1.ee.duth.gr
 dicknickalls@compuserve.com
 #                    apostolo@obelix.ee.duth.gr
 #
 # This program can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
 # of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
 # archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
 # version 1 of the License, or any later version.
 
spot LPPL

[edit] menu - LPPL

 Name of contribution: menu
 Name and email:       Knut Lickert <knut@lickert.net
 Location on CTAN:     tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/menu
 Summary description:  Typeset menu
 License type:          LaTeX Project Public License
 
spot LPPL

[edit] metapost-examples - GPL+

 Vincent Zoonekynd <zoonek@math.jussieu.fr
 August 1999
 Updated august 2001
 Version 0.01
 Distributed under the GPL (see http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html for
 details)
 
spot GPL+

[edit] minutes - LPPL

 %% Name of contribution: minutes
 %% Name and email:       Knut Lickert <knut@lickert.net
 %% Location on CTAN:     tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/supported/minutes
 %%                       http://tex.lickert.net/packages/minutes/index.html
 %% Summary description:  Package for writing (collection of) minutes
 %% German Information:   Paket zum Erstellen von Protokollen
 %%                         to take minutes = Protokoll schreiben
 %%                         protocoll = diplomatische Protokoll
 %% License type:         Free
 
spot NON-FREE
jnovy found this in the README file:

License type: Free (LaTeX Project Public License)

[edit] mkgrkindex - LPPL

 #(c) Copyright 1998-2009   Apostolos Syropoulos
 #                          asyropoulos@yahoo.com
 #
 # The LaTeX Project Public License (lppl)
 # This software is copyright but you are granted a license which gives you,
 # the "user" of the software, legal permission to copy, distribute, and/or
 # modify the software. However, if you modify the software and then
 distribute
 # it (even just locally) you must change the name of the software, or
 use other
 # technical means to avoid confusion.
 
spot LPPL

[edit] morefloats - CC0

 % This file is public domain.
 % Originally written 1990, Don Hosek.
 % This declaration added by Clea F. Rees 2008/11/14 with the permission of Dan Hosek.
spot Emailed don.hosek@gmail.com - 2010-10-28
spot Don Hosek (don@dream-in-color.net) replies, gives permission to use works (cmpica, morefloats, resumemac, varisize) under CC-0. (see cmpica for email)

[edit] mpattern - GPL+

 Distribution of the package
 ===========================
 The package MPATTERN belongs to the public domain. You can use any
 actuall version of GPL Licence if you want to modify or redistribute
 this package.
jnovy so it says it is actually GPL?

[edit] mpman-ru - MIT

 % MetaPost manual, by John Hobby.  License at end.
 % Copyright 1990 - 1995 by AT&T Bell Laboratories.
 % Updated 2006 by Taco Hoekwater, Karl Berry, and others.
 
 % Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software
 % and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby
 % granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all
 % copies and that both that the copyright notice and this
 % permission notice and warranty disclaimer appear in supporting
 % documentation, and that the names of AT&T Bell Laboratories or
 % any of its entities not be used in advertising or publicity
 % pertaining to distribution of the software without specific,
 % written prior permission.
 
 % AT&T disclaims all warranties with regard to this software,
 % including all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness.
 % In no event shall AT&T be liable for any special, indirect or
 % consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from
 % loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract,
 % negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in
 % connection with the use or performance of this software.
 
 % In addition, John Hobby, the original author of MetaPost and this
 % manual, makes the following requests:
 % - I request that it remain clear that I am the author of
 %   "A User's Manual for MetaPost" and "Drawing Graphs with MetaPost".
 % - I request to be consulted before significant changes are made.
 
spot MIT


[edit] mslapa - Public Domain

 % mslapa is based on previous APA formats. The changes made to produce the
 % mslapa format were originally made by Michael S.  Landy in 1995 and are
 % public domain. The copyright and licensing of the file as a whole also
 % depends on the copyright and licensing of the original code.
 % This statement added 2008/11/25 by Clea F. Rees in an attempt to make the
 % situation a little clearer following communication with Michael S. Landy.
 % mslapa.sty, 5/1/95
 %
 % This LaTeX option file is for use with bibliographies produced with
 % mslapa.bst.  See the initial comments of mslapa.bst for reasonably
 complete
 % usage documentation.
 %
 % Edit by Nelson H. F. Beebe <beebe@plot79.math.utah.edu
 % mslapa by: Michael Landy - 5/1/95 (landy@nyu.edu).
 
spot Public Domain, Michael Landy is US citizen

[edit] mxedruli - LPPL

 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 % Designed by Johannes Heinecke                                             %
 %             <johannes.heinecke@wanadoo.fr>                                %
 % This software is under the LaTeX Project Public License                   %
 % Please send any improvements, corrections, suggestions, enhancements etc  %
 % to the Author!                                                            %
 %                                                                           %
 % Version 2.2 as of 5th March 1996                                          %
 %                                                                           %
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%

--Jnovy 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) so LPPL? --Jnovy 11:08, 24 November 2010 (UTC) LPPL

[edit] nature - LPPL

%% Copyright 1994-2002 Patrick W Daly

% ===============================================================
% IMPORTANT NOTICE:
% This bibliographic style (bst) file has been generated from one or
% more master bibliographic style (mbs) files, listed above.
%
% This generated file can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms
% of the LaTeX Project Public License Distributed from CTAN
% archives in directory macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either
% version 1 of the License, or any later version.

--Jnovy 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) LPPL? --Jnovy 11:08, 24 November 2010 (UTC) LPPL

[edit] newsletr - Newsletr

 % Copyright 1989--2004 by Hunter Goatley.
 %
 % Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose
 % on any computer system, and to redistribute it freely, subject to the
 % following restrictions:
 %
 % 1. This software is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 %    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
 %
 % 2. Altered versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be
 %    misrepresented as being the original software.
 
spot New license, zlib derived, sent to Red Hat Legal.

[edit] passivetex - MIT

 % Copyright 2002 Sebastian Rahtz/Oxford University
 %      <sebastian.rahtz@oucs.ox.ac.uk
 %
 % Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining
 % a copy of this software and any associated documentation files (the
 % ``Software), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
 % without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish,
 % distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to
 % permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to
 % the following conditions:
 %
 % The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included
 % in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
spot MIT


[edit] pax - GPLv2+

 # Copyright (C) 2008 Heiko Oberdiek
 #
 # This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 # it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 # the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
 # (at your option) any later version.
 #
 # This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 # but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 # MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
 # GNU General Public License for more details.
 #
 # You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 # along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
 # Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston,
 # MA 02110-1301  USA
 
spot GPLv2+


[edit] pb-diagram - GPLv2+

 % Copyright (c) 1990, 1992, 1995, 1998 by Paul Burchard
 %
 %       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 %       it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 %       the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
 %       (at your option) any later version.
 %
 %       This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %       but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 %       MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
 %       GNU General Public License for more details.
 %
 %       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 %       along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
 %       Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
 
spot GPLv2+

[edit] placeins-plain - Copyright Only

 %  P L A C E I N S . T E X        ver 2.0   Mar 3, 1995
 %
 %  Insertions that keep their place.
 %
 %  Copyright 1995    Donald Arseneau       <asnd@triumf.ca
 %  These macros may be freely used, transmitted, reproduced, or modified
 %  provided that this notice is left intact.
 

[edit] plweb - Copyright Only

 %% Author: Gerd Neugebauer
 %%         Mainzer Str. 8
 %%         56321 Rhens (Germany)
 %% Mail:   gerd@informatik.uni-koblenz.de
 %%
 %% Copyright (C) 1995-1996 Gerd Neugebauer
 %%
 %%  pl.doc is distributed in the hope  that it will  be useful, but WITHOUT
 %%  ANY WARRANTY.    No author or   distributor accepts  responsibility  to
 %%  anyone for the  consequences of using  it or for  whether it serves any
 %%  particular purpose or works at all, unless he says so in writing.
 %%
 %%  Everyone is granted permission to copy, modify and redistribute pl.doc,
 %%  provided this copyright notice  is preserved and any modifications  are
 %%  indicated.
 
spot Copyright only


[edit] rccol - LPPL

 % Copyright 2000-2005
 % Eckhart Guthoehrlein
 % e-mail <e_w_g@web.de
 %
 % This program may be distributed and/or modified under the
 % conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.2
 % of this license or (at your option) any later version.
 % The latest version of this license is in
 %   http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
 % and version 1.2 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
 % version 1999/12/01 or later.
 
spot LPPL

[edit] resumemac - CC0

 % This file is public domain.
 % Originally written 1992, Don Hosek.
 % This declaration added by Clea F. Rees 2008/11/16 with the permission of Dan Hosek.
spot Emailed don.hosek@gmail.com - 2010-10-28
spot Don Hosek (don@dream-in-color.net) replies, gives permission to use works (cmpica, morefloats, resumemac, varisize) under CC-0. (see cmpica for email)

[edit] rsfs - Rsfs

 You are welcome to use and distribute these files; if you modify them,
 please change the name but give credit to the original author!
 
                         - Ralph Smith
                           Physics 0319
                           Univ. of California -- San Diego
                           9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla CA 92093-0319
 
                           E-mail: rasmith@ucsd.edu
 
spot New license, sent to Red Hat Legal.

[edit] r_und_s - BSD

 % Copyright (c) 1997-2005 Thiemo Nordenholz <nz@thiemo.net
 % All rights reserved.
 % $Id: eng_rs.sty,v 1.6 2005/12/01 12:21:21 thiemo Exp $
 %
 % Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
 % modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
 % are met:
 % 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
 %    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
 % 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
 %    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
 %    documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
 %
 % THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS AND
 % ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE
 % IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
 % ARE DISCLAIMED.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE
 % FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL
 % DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS
 % OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
 % HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT
 % LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY
 % OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
 % SUCH DAMAGE.
 
spot BSD

[edit] shapepar - Dotseqn

 % Copyright (c) 1993,2002,2006    Donald Arseneau
 % These definitions may be freely transmitted, reproduced, or modified
 % provided that any modifications are clearly identified and this notice
 % is left intact.
 
spot Same license as dotseqn.

[edit] tabls - Dotseqn

 %  Copyright (c) 1989-1996  by Donald Arseneau
 %
 %  These macros may be freely used, transmitted, reproduced, or modified
 %  provided that this notice is left intact.
 
spot Same license as dotseqn.

[edit] tap - Copyright Only

LICENSE: Copyright Only

 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 AUTHORS' COORDINATES
 Names:  Bogu\l{}aw Jackowski, Piotr Pianowski, Piotr Strzelczyk
 Mail:   BOP s.c., ul. Piastowska 70, 80-363 Gda\'nsk, Poland
 Email:  B.Jackowski@GUST.ORG.PL
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 All copyrights, copylefts, copyups, copydowns, or whatever you wish to call
 them, concerning all the files in the TAP package are essentially of the
 public domain character. In particular, you are entitled to do with the files
 whatever you wish. If you alter a file, however, please remove the line
 containing the comment:
       `This file belongs to the TAP package'
 in order to avoid mess.

[edit] tds - Latex2e

    Copyright © 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004 TeX Users
    Group.
 
    Permission to use, copy, and distribute this document without
    modification for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted,
    provided that this notice appears in all copies. It is provided “as is”
    without expressed or implied warranty.
 
    Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of this
    document under the conditions for verbatim copying, provided that the
    modifications are clearly marked and the document is not represented as
    the official one.
 
    This document is available on any CTAN host (see Appendix [4]Related
    references). Please send questions or suggestions by email to
    [5]tds@tug.org. We welcome all comments. This is version 1.1.
 
spot Same license as latex2e-help-texinfo


[edit] tetex - GPL+ and GPLv2+ and LPPL

 26) Is teTeX freely redistributable?
     Yes. All parts of teTeX have been classified as being free software.
 
spot No, that isn't going to cut it. Show me the license(s). If they're missing, this is NON-FREE.
jnovy There are binaries shipped with tetex so I looked into the sources and:
 Copyright (C) 2000-2004  Thomas Ruedas
 This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
 (at your option) any later version.
 This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
 GNU General Public License for more details.
 You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
 Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.

for texdoctk and:

 # Copyright 1994 David Carlisle
 # This file may be redistributed and/or modified under the terms of the
 # LaTeX Project Public License distributed from CTAN archives in directory
 # macros/latex/base/lppl.txt; either version 1 of the License, or (at
 # your option) any later version.

for pslatex and:

 # Author:       Thomas Esser
 # Address:      te@dbs.uni-hannover.de
 # Copyright:    (c) 1994, 1999 by Thomas Esser
 # Copying:      GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE

for dvired

[edit] texloganalyser - BSD

 # License:
 # Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
 # modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
 # are met:
 # 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
 #    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
 # 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
 #    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
 #    documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
 #
 # THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS
 # AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
 # TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
 # PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED.  IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR OR
 # CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
 # SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT
 # LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF
 # USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND
 # ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY,
 # OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT
 # OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
 # SUCH DAMAGE.
 
spot BSD


[edit] tex-refs - GFDL

    Copyright © ? Stephen Gilmore
    Copyright © ? Torsten Martinsen
    Copyright © 1988, 1994 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    Copyright © 1994 - 1996 Torsten Martinsen
    Copyright © 2002, 2003 Peter Karp, Michael Wiedmann
    Copyright © 2004, 2005 Michael Wiedmann
    License
    Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
    under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or
    any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no
    Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts.
jnovy looks like GFDL
spot GFDL

[edit] threeparttable - Threeparttable

 % by Donald Arseneau   Updated on June 13, 2003.
 % Three part tables: title, tabular environment, notes
 %
 % This file may be distributed, modified, and used in other works with just
 % one restriction: modified versions must clearly indicate the modification
 % (a name change, or a displayed message, or ?).
 
spot New license, sent to Red Hat Legal.

[edit] tie - latex2e

 AUTHOR
        Klaus Guntermann, TH Darmstadt, Institut  f.  Theoretische
 Informatik.
        Man page by Joachim Schnitter, TH Darmstadt, Phys. Chemie I.
jnovy nothing else found
spot NON-FREE
jnovy this package contains binaries as well. I found this when looking into pakcage source code:
 % Copyright (c) 1989,1992 by THD/ITI.
 % All rights reserved.
 %
 % This program is distributed WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, express or implied.
 %
 % Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this
 % program provided that the copyright notice and this permission notice
 % are preserved on all copies.
 %
 % Permission is granted to copy and distribute modified versions of this
 % program under the conditions for verbatim copying, provided that the
 % entire resulting derived work is distributed under the terms of a
 % permission notice identical to this one.
spot Latex2e license, without additional translation permission (which to be fair, is redundant and useless.)


[edit] Type1fonts - GFDL and LPPL

 The Font Installation Guide is copyright (c) 2002--2004 Philipp
 Lehman. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify the
 guide under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, version
 1.2, with no invariant sections, no front-cover texts, and no
 back-cover texts.
 The example files are copyright (c) 2002--2004 Philipp Lehman,
 author-maintained. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or
 modify this software under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public
 License, version 1.3.
 This software is provided 'as is', without warranty of any kind,
 either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the
 implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular
 purpose.
 
spot GFDL and LPPL


[edit] ulem - Copyright Only

 %  Copyright (c) 1989-2010 by Donald Arseneau (Vancouver, Canada;
 asnd@triumf.ca)
 %
 %  This software may be freely transmitted, reproduced, or modified for any
 %  purpose provided that this copyright notice is left intact.
 %  (Small excerpts may be taken and used without any restriction.)
 
spot Copyright only


[edit] utopia - Utopia

 The agreement below gives the TeX Users Group (TUG) the right to
 sublicense, and grant such sublicensees the right to further sublicense,
 any or all of the rights enumerated below.  TUG hereby does so
 sublicense all such rights, irrevocably and in perpetuity, to any and
 all interested parties.
 
 --Karl Berry, TUG President,
 on behalf of the TeX Users Group board and members
 17 November 2006
 http://tug.org/fonts/utopia
 
spot Utopia

[edit] varisize - CC0

 %%% This file is public domain.
 %%% Originally written 1992, Don Hosek.
 %%% This declaration added by Clea F. Rees 2008/11/16 with the permission of Dan Hosek.
spot Emailed don.hosek@gmail.com - 2010-10-28
spot Don Hosek (don@dream-in-color.net) replies, gives permission to use works (cmpica, morefloats, resumemac, varisize) under CC-0. (see cmpica for email)

[edit] venturisadf - Utopia

 %Copyright: Copyright (C) 2007 Arkandis Digital Foundry, from
 %Copyright:  modifications to the Utopia fonts distributed through the
 %Copyright:  TeX Users Group (http://tug.org/fonts/utopia) under the
 %Copyright:  same license as the Utopia fonts themselves -See
 %Copyright:  LICENSE-utopia file-.
jnovy so basically the same as above
spot Utopia


[edit] version - Copyright Only

 % Copyright 2009 by Donald Arseneau (asnd@triumf.ca)
 % based on version.sty Copyright 1990 by Stephen Bellantoni,
 % loosely based on "annotation.sty" by Tom Hofmann.
 %
 % These macros may be freely used, transmitted, reproduced, or modified
 % provided that the copyright notice and this permission is retained.
 
spot Copyright only

[edit] vntex - Utopia

See http://tug.org/fonts/utopia/LICENSE-utopia.txt for more information.


[edit] wasy - LPPL

 The files of this package "wasy2" are hereby released into the public
 domain. So, permission is granted to use and/or distribute these files.
 The scope of this license are the following files:
     rsym.mf wasy10.mf wasy5.mf wasy6.mf wasy7.mf wasy8.mf wasy9.mf
     wasyb10.mf wasychr.mf wasydoc.tex wasyfont.2 wasyfont.tex
 As for lasychr.mf, the license is given in the header of the file.
 June 2002, Roland Waldi
jnovy license from lasychr.mf follows
 % Copyright, The LaTeX Project and Roland Waldi, 1992.
 %
 % These characters are taken from LASY.MF from the LaTeX project with minor
 % changes and extensions (so 100% compatible).  LASY.MF is part of the
 % "LaTeX fonts" package which is usually part of every LaTeX system. It
 % is also available at the URL
 %   ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/fonts/latex/
 %
 % Permission is granted without fee to use, modify and distribute this
 % file, but you are not allowed to distribute this file or any files
 % derived from it using the name LASY.MF.
 

[edit] webguide - Utopia

 Peter Wilson
 February 2000
 peter.r.wilson@boeing.com
 
spot Utopia


[edit] wrapfig - LPPL

 %  Copyright (C) 1991-2003   by Donald Arseneau   <asnd@triumf.ca
 %  This software is released under the terms of the LaTeX Project
 %  public license.
 
spot LPPL

[edit] wsuipa - Wsuipa

 This is LICENSE-wsuipa.txt.
 
 This file was added by Clea F. Rees on 2008/11/30 with the
 permission of Dean Guenther and pointers to this file were
 added to all source files.
 
 Unlimited copying and redistribution of each of the files is
 permitted as long as the file is not modified. Modifications,
 and redistribution of modified versions, are also permitted,
 but only if the resulting file is renamed.
 
 The copyright holder is Washington State University.
 The original author of the fonts is Janene Winter.
 The primary contact (as of 2008) is Dean Guenther.
 
spot New license, sent to Red Hat Legal.


[edit] xdvi - MIT

 AUTHOR
        Nicolai   Langfeldt   for   the   xdvik  project  at  SourceForge
  (see
        http://sourceforge.net/projects/xdvi/).
 
spot NON-FREE, although, I swear we figured out the license on this one before. Maybe Nicolai could clarify it.
jnovy indeed, the sources for the main xdvi binary contains:
 /*  Copyright (c) 2003-2004 the xdvik development team */
 /*
 Read mime.types and mailcap entries to check what
 viewers to invoke on a new file.
 Patch by Allin Cottrell (cottrell@ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu) to
 invokeviewer applied 30/11/98.
 Patched further in january 1999 by Nicolai Langfeldt
 (janl@math.uio.no) to allow saner mime typing.
 Rewritten by Stefan Ulrich <stefanulrich@users.sourceforge.net>
 on 2003/03/25 for better RFC 1343 conformance.
 Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
 of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to
 deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the
 rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or
 sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
 furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
 The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
 all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
 THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND,
 EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF
 MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
 IN NO EVENT SHALL PAUL VOJTA OR ANY OTHER AUTHOR OF THIS SOFTWARE BE
 LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION
 OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION
 WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.
spot That's MIT. :)

[edit] zed-csp

 % (c) Jim Davies, January 1995
 % You may copy and distribute this file freely.  Any queries and
 % complaints should be forwarded to Jim.Davies@comlab.ox.ac.uk.
 % If you make any changes to this file, please do not distribute
 % the results under the name `zed-csp.sty'.
 
spot New license, sending to Red Hat Legal.

[edit] Fedora disapproved (Needs to be relicensed or removed)

[edit] acromake

 %% This is file `acromake.sty', written on
 %% on <1995/7/16> by Paul A. Thompson, Ph.D.
 %%
 %% Copyright (C) 1995 Paul A. Thompson
 %% All rights reserved.
 %%
 %% Advice and suggestions of D. Carlisle, D. Arseneau and P. Schmitt noted.
 %% Errors responsibility of author.
 %%
 %% This file requires LaTeX2e.
 %% ---------------------------
 %%
 %% No permission is granted to modify this file.
 
spot NON-FREE, must be dropped.

[edit] ANUfinalexam

 % Australian National University Final Exam LaTeX template.
 % (c) 2004, Timothy Kam, ANU School of Economics
 % This template may be freely copied and distributed.
 
spot No permission to modify, NON-FREE.

[edit] armenian

 This is a freeware system by S. Dachian, A. Dalalyan
 and V. Hakobian.
 
 Feel free to give copies of this system to your friends, and be
 sure to include ALL the files, including this and other text files.
 Feel also free to use our code for producing your own software.
 But don't ever change and/or alter the ArmTeX system without our
 special permission.
 If you have any questions you can contact us via e-mail at:
 Serguei.Dachian@univ-lemans.fr
 dalalyan@lx2.yerphi.am
 vakopian@usc.edu
 
spot NON-FREE, restriction on modification

[edit] authoraftertitle

 % Author Matthias Bilger
 % License: Absolutely Free :)
 
spot NON-FREE (oh, the irony). Perhaps upstream could choose a
 "Free License"? :P

[edit] braille

jnovy failed to find anything
spot Lack of license == NON-FREE.

[edit] cell

jnovy failed to find anything
spot Lack of license == NON-FREE.

[edit] clock

 % File: clock.tex
 % Date: April 10, 2001
 % Author: Oliver Corff
 % (c) 2001 Ulaanbaatar, Macau, Berlin
jnovy wtf?
spot Non-free

[edit] cmdtrack

 %%%     filename        = "cmdtrack.sty",
 %%%     version         = "1.05",
 %%%     date            = "1999/07/22",
 %%%     time            = "18:12:25 EDT",
 %%%     author          = "Michael John Downes",
 %%%     email           = "mjd@ams.org",
 %%%     copyright       = "Copyright 1999 Michael John Downes.
 %%%                        This program may be used, distributed, or
 %%%                        even sold, without restrictions.",
 
spot Non-free, lack of permission to modify

[edit] detex

jnovy failed to find anything
spot NON-FREE


[edit] din1505

jnovy failed to find anything - everything written in German
spot NON-FREE
kraymer (All the German comments in these files aren't related to any license.) (PM me if need translation help).


[edit] doc-pictex

jnovy failed to find anything
spot NON-FREE

[edit] ec

 % copyrite.txt
 %
 % (c) Copyright 1997 J"org Knappen
 %
 % This file is part of ecfonts version 1.0
                 Copyright notice to the ec fonts
 (c) Copyright 1995, 1996, 1997 J"org Knappen, Mainz
 (c) Copyright 1990, 1992 Norbert Schwarz, Ruhr-Universit"at Bochum
 C O P Y R I G H T (1997)
 ------------------------
 This distribution is copyright 1990--1997 Norbert Schwarz and Joerg Knappen.
 WARRANTY
 There is NO WARRANTY for the ec fonts, to the extent permitted by
 applicable law.  Except when otherwise stated in writing, the authors
 provides the program `as is' without warranty of any kind, either
 expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied
 warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
 The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the program is
 with you.  Should the program prove defective, you assume the cost of
 all necessary servicing, repair or correction.
 In no event unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing
 will the authors be liable to you for damages, including any general,
 special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of any use of the
 program or out of inability to use the program (including but not
 limited to loss of data or data being rendered inaccurate or losses
 sustained by you or by third parties as a result of a failure of the
 program to operate with any other programs), even if such holder or
 other party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
 DISTRIBUTION
 Redistribution of unchanged files is allowed provided that all files
 listed in the file 00files.txt are distributed, including this file.
 If you receive only some of these files from someone, complain!
 The distribution of changed versions of certain files included in
 the ec fonts, and the re-use of code from those files, are allowed
 under the following restrictions:
  * It is allowed only if the legal notice in the file does not
    expressly forbid it.
  * You rename the file before you make any changes to it, unless the
    file explicitly says that renaming is not required. Any such changed
    files should be distributed under conditions that ensure that those
    files, and any files derived from them, will never be redistributed
    under the names used by the original files in the ec fonts.
  * The names of the modified fonts must not start with the two letters
    `ec' or `tc'.
  * You change the `error report address' so that we do not get error
    reports for files not maintained by us.
  * You acknowledge the source and authorship of the original version
    in the modified file.
  * You also distribute the unmodified version of the fonts.
               J"org Knappen
               Unternehmensberatung
 
spot New license, running by Red Hat Legal.
spot Red Hat Legal says Non-Free.

[edit] euro-ce

 EURO CURRENCY SYMBOL and CE MARK --- version 3.0 (6 March 2002)
 (c) 1998-2002  Harold W. de Wijn --- No warranty whatsoever
 
 IN CASE YOU APPRECIATE THESE FILES, OR HAVE ANY COMMENTS, PLEASE SEND AN
 E-MAIL TO  H.W.deWijn@phys.uu.nl
 
spot NON-FREE

[edit] eurofont

 %% copyright Rowland McDonnell 1998
 %% email rebecca@astrid.u-net.com
 %%\This file is part of the eurofont distribution.  You can distribute it
 %% freely provided that you include the rest of the eurofont distribution
 %% with this file and make no more than a nominal charge to cover the
 %% costs of distributing it.
 
spot New license, looks non-free to me, running past Red Hat Legal.
spot Red Hat Legal says Non-Free.

[edit] finbib

jnovy nothing found
spot NON-FREE

[edit] fltpage

 % The usual disclaimers apply:  If it doesn't work right that's your
 problem!
 %
 % The usual GNU-style conditions apply: If you change it, you take
 % the blame; if you pass it on, pass on all present conditions;
 
spot NON-FREE (no permission to modify)

[edit] fncychap

 %%% Copyright   Ulf A. Lindgren
 %%%
 %%% Note        Premission is granted to modify this file under
 %%%             the condition that it is saved using another
 %%%             file and package name.
 
spot New license, going through Red Hat Legal, I'm betting it is non-free.
spot Red Hat Legal says Non-Free.

[edit] fnpara

jnovy nothing found
spot NON-FREE

[edit] fonetika

 The license of the fonetika fonts is Gnu General Public License, GPL,
 exept the fonts and metrics of the Fonetika Dania Iwonae. The license
 of those is GUST Font License. The license of the LaTeX support files
 is Gnu General Public License, GPL.
 
 The licenses can be read at http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt and
 http://tug.org/fonts/licenses/GUST-FONT-LICENSE.txt respectively.
jnovy ... so GPL/GUST
spot This is a problem, because the GUST license (LPPL) is GPL-incompatible, so this whole work is not okay. Needs to be removed or relicensed to resolve the incompatibility.

[edit] free-math-font-survey

 Author: Stephen Hartke, lastname at gmail dot com
 2006-05-06
 This document is a survey of the free math fonts that are available
 for use with TeX and LaTeX.  Examples are provided for each font,
 links to where to obtain the font, and the commands for loading the
 associated LaTeX package.
 "Free" here means fonts that are free to use (both commercially and
 non-commercially) and free to distribute, but not necessarily free to
 modify.
 
spot This sounds like documentation, is it? Anyways, there is no license here, so NON-FREE.

[edit] fribrief

jnovy all in German, nothing found related to license
spot NON-FREE

[edit] gentle

 %% You should feel free to photocopy and/or distribute this manual.
 %% My only request is that it remain in one piece and not be chopped
 %% up.  The only machine dependent section (#1.2) may need to be
 %% rewritten for your local site, of course.
 %%
 %%%                Michael Doob
 %%                 Department of Mathematics
 %%                 The University of Manitoba
 %%                 Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3T 2N2
 %%                 Canada
 %%                 mdoob@uofmcc                    (bitnet)
 %%                 mdoob@ccu.umanitoba.ca          (internet)
jnovy it's only a documentation
spot License does not include permission to modify, NON-FREE.

[edit] itrans

 % Avinash Chopde <avinash@acm.org
jnovy nothing else found
spot NON-FREE

[edit] kalender

jnovy all in German
spot NON-FREE
Kraymer Dieser Style darf uebernommen oder geandert werden, aber nur mit Nennung des Orginalautors means: This style may be applied or changed, but only while mentioning the original author.
spot Still Non-Free.

[edit] latex-tipps-und-tricks

jnovy just a doco, all in German
spot Docs still need to be under a free license. NON-FREE

[edit] localloc

 %% -- Copyright (C) 1991-1995 Bernd Raichle. All rights reserved --
 %%
 %% This package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %% but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 %% MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
 %%
 %%
 %% IMPORTANT NOTICE:
 %%
 %% Copying of this file is authorized only if either
 %% (1) you make absolutely no changes to your copy, including name, or
 %% (2) if you do make changes, you name it something other than
 %% localloc.dtx, localloc.doc, localloc.tex, or localloc.sty.
 
spot New license, passing by Red Hat Legal.
spot Red Hat Legal says Non-Free.

[edit] mapcodes

 %% -----------------------------------------------------------
 %% Copyright (C) 1994 Michael Piotrowski. All rights reserved.
 %%
 %% This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %% but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty
 %% of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
 %% -----------------------------------------------------------
 %%
 %% IMPORTANT NOTICE:
 %%
 %% For error reports in case of UNCHANGED versions see readme file.
 %%
 %% You are not allowed to change this file.
 %%
 %% You are allowed to distribute this file under the condition that
 %% it is distributed together with all files mentioned in manifest.txt.
 %%
 %% If you receive only some of these files from someone, complain!
 %%
 %% You are NOT ALLOWED to distribute this file alone. You are NOT
 %% ALLOWED to take money for the distribution or use of either this
 %% file or a changed version, except for a nominal charge for copying.
 
spot New license, sent to Red Hat Legal.
spot Red Hat Legal says Non-Free.

[edit] mhs

 % Converted from HTML to TeX by K. Brix (EMAIL: Brix@physik.rwth-aachen.de)
 %
 % This software is distributed as freeware. You may copy it wherever you
 % like as long as it remains unmodified. The copyright however may not be
 % removed.
 
spot NON-FREE

[edit] ntabbing

 %% Written by Gideon Stupp stupp@math.tau.ac.il
jnovy no other details
spot NON-FREE

[edit] ogham

 % This font was designed by Alan M Stanier      ( alan@essex.ac.uk ),
 % at Essex University Computer Service, Colchester, Essex CO4 3EA. England.
 %
 % If you make significant additions or improvements to the font, please
 email me an updated version
jnovy no other details
spot NON-FREE

[edit] pnas2009

 % Copyright (C) 1985, all rights reserved.
 % Copying of this file is authorized only if either
 % (1) you make absolutely no changes to your copy, including name, or
 % (2) if you do make changes, you name it something other than
 % btxbst.doc, plain.bst, unsrt.bst, alpha.bst, and abbrv.bst.
 % This restriction helps ensure that all standard styles are identical.
 % The file btxbst.doc has the documentation for this style.
 
spot Same license as localloc

[edit] psfrag

 % psfrag.dtx Copyright (C) 1996 Craig Barratt, Michael C. Grant,
 %                               and David Carlisle.
 %            All rights are reserved.
 %
 %            This system is distributed in the hope that it will be
 %            useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the
 %            implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
 %            PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Don't come complaining to us if you
 %            modify this file and it doesn't work! If this file is
 %            modified by anyone but the authors, those changes and
 %            their authors must be explicitly stated HERE.
 
spot I'm 99% sure this is non-free, but sending to Red Hat Legal.
spot Red Hat Legal agrees, Non-Free.

[edit] ptex

 %  Copyright 1995 ASCII Corporation.
jnovy all else in Chinese
spot NON-FREE

[edit] seetexk

 AUTHOR
        Angus Duggan, from dviselect(1), by Chris Torek, University of
 Maryland
jnovy failed to find anything else
spot NON-FREE


[edit] siggraph

 %% Copyright (C) 1996 Daniel Kartch
 %%                    Program of Computer Graphics
 %%                    Cornell University
 %%                    dan@graphics.cornell.edu
 %%
 %% This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %% but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 %% MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
 %%
 %
 % This file may be freely copied in whole or in part under the following
 %  conditions:
 % 1) Unmodified copies may be freely distributed separately or as part
 %    of larger packages.
 % 2) You may make modified copies of this file for you own personal use,
 %    but you may not distribute modified copies.  You may place
 modifications
 %    in a siggraph.cfg file (see the documentation), and distribute that
 %    file individually or along with this source.  However, if you do
 %    so, the .cfg file must contain code to issue a warning when it is
 %    invoked by LaTeX that states:
 %       a) The fact that it is being loaded and it is not part of the
 %           standard distribution
 %       b) What it does (briefly)
 %       c) That it can be disabled by removing or renaming the .cfg file
 % 3) Excerpts from this file may be freely used and distributed as part
 %    of other macro packages.
 
spot 99% sure this is non-free, sending to Red Hat Legal.
spot Red Hat Legal says Non-Free.

[edit] slideshow

 %% Copyright 2001, Patrick TJ McPhee
 %% everyone is welcome to use this code for any purpose, to modify it, and
 %% to copy it in whole or in part for use in other macro sets, with the
 %% conditions that this copyright notice be preserved with any significant
 %% portion of the code, and that modifications to this file be clearly
 %% marked.
 
spot New license, sent to Red Hat Legal.
spot Red Hat Legal says Non-Free.

[edit] ssqquote

 % \author{Copyright (C) 1994 by Ulrik Vieth}
spot NON-FREE
Kraymer Contacted (one) Ulrik Vieth and left an online note. Also found this LinkedIn page but couldn't use it because I got no account. Deducing from the profile, he's the guy you're looking for ;)

[edit] textfit

 %% File: textfit.dtx Copyright (C) 1994 Sebastian Rahtz and Phil Taylor
 %
 %  This package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 %  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
 
spot NON-FREE

[edit] typedref

 % Copyright (C) 2001 Gregory Seidman (email `gseidman@acm.org').
 % All rights reserved.  You may not alter the contents of this file unless
 % you also change its name. Please make a bona fide attempt to submit
 % patches to me before changing the name of this file.
 %
 % Modified from package `saferef'
 % Copyright (C) 1997 James Ashton (email `James.Ashton@anu.edu.au').
 % All rights reserved.  You may not alter the contents of this file
 % unless you also change its name.
 %
 % Modifications include proper handling of appendices which are not
 % chapters (i.e. in a document class other than book) and compatibility
 % with hyperref.
 
spot New license, sent to Red Hat Legal.
spot Red Hat Legal says Non-Free.

[edit] vita

 %% (C) Copyright 1995, Andrej Brodnik, ABrodnik@UWaterloo.CA. All
 %% rights reserved.
 %%
 %% This is a generated file. Permission is granted to to customize the
 %% declarations in this file to serve the needs of your installation.
 %% However, no permission is granted to distribute a modified version of
 %% this file under its original name.
 
spot New license, sent to Red Hat Legal.
spot Red Hat Legal says Non-Free.

[edit] xunicode

jnovy no license/copyright/author found
spot NON-FREE

[edit] Unknown (Needs Clarification)

[edit] apalike2

 %NAME: apalike.bst
 % BibTeX `apalike' bibliography style (24-Jan-88 version)
 % Adapted from the `alpha' style, version 0.99a; for BibTeX version 0.99a.
 % Copyright (C) 1988, all rights reserved.
 % Copying of this file is allowed, provided that if you make any changes
 at all
 % you name it something other than `apalike.bst'.
 % This restriction helps ensure that all copies are identical.
 % Differences between this style and `alpha' are generally heralded by a
 `%'.
 % The file btxbst.doc has the documentation for alpha.bst.
 :spot Red Hat Legal says this is non-free, but because the copyright notice fails to mention a copyright holder, it may be in the public domain now if it was published before 1989 in the US.
Current status at [1] is:
 % BibTeX `apalike' bibliography style (version 0.99a, 8-Dec-10), adapted from
 % the `alpha' style, version 0.99a; for BibTeX version 0.99a.
 %
 % Copyright (C) 1988, 2010 Oren Patashnik.
 % Unlimited copying and redistribution of this file are permitted as long as
 % it is unmodified.  Modifications (and redistribution of modified versions)
 % are also permitted, but only if the resulting file is renamed.
It's not completely free, so perhaps a forked version needs to be packaged for Fedora? --Piksi 15:43, 27 January 2011 (UTC)
The wording is exactly like for BiBTeX, which Patashnik clarified to be understood as "licensed like Knuth licensed TeX". --Mjg 14:40, 25 July 2011 (UTC)

[edit] bibtex

 % Copyright (C) 1985, all rights reserved.
 % Copying of this file is authorized only if either
 % (1) you make absolutely no changes to your copy, including name, or
 % (2) if you do make changes, you name it something other than
 % btxbst.doc, plain.bst, unsrt.bst, alpha.bst, and abbrv.bst.
 % This restriction helps ensure that all standard styles are identical.
 % The file btxbst.doc has the documentation for this style.
 
spot Red Hat Legal says this is non-free, but because the copyright notice fails to mention a copyright holder, it may be in the public domain now if it was published before 1989 in the US.
Stijn Hoop Can I help determine whether these files were published earlier by finding copies on the web or does that not matter in the slightest? I found a bibtex.web that says it was distributed before 1989 at http://ftp.math.utah.edu/pub/tex/bibtex/bibtex.web , but that one appears to have a much stricter copyright notice:
 % This program is copyright (C) 1985 by Oren Patashnik; all rights reserved.
 % Copying of this file is authorized only if (1) you are Oren Patashnik, or if
 % (2) you make absolutely no changes to your copy. (The WEB system provides
 % for alterations via an auxiliary file; the master file should stay intact.)

Additionally, http://ftp.math.utah.edu/pub/tex/bibtex/bibtex.ins suggests a distribution of the files mentioned in the first copyright above alongside the bibtex.web file. All files (btxbst.doc, plain.bst, unsrt.bst are available in that same place, and do contain the first notice, along with a published date of 1988.

hannes I recently found this rather new mail: https://lists.dante.de/pipermail/ctan-ann/2010-December/004975.html Perhaps this solves all issues, or?
The documentation under [2] and bibtex.web state the following:
 % This program is copyright (C) 1985, 1988, 2010 by Oren Patashnik;
 % all rights are reserved.
 % 
 % This program, BibTeX, is available under the same terms as
 % Donald Knuth's TeX program.
Thus there should not be any problem regarding bibtex anymore. --Piksi 15:39, 27 January 2011 (UTC)
What license do we consider TeX to be under? Knuth says public domain (minus the naming as TeX etc.) in TUGboat in 1986 [3] [4], how do we call this? --Mjg12:35, 25 July 2011 (UTC)

[edit] chicago

 % This version was made by modifying the master file made by
 % Oren Patashnik (PATASHNIK@SCORE.STANFORD.EDU), and the 'named' BibTeX
 % style of Peter F. Patel-Schneider.
 %
 % Copyright (C) 1985, all rights reserved.
 % Copying of this file is authorized only if either
 % (1) you make absolutely no changes to your copy, including name, or
 % (2) if you do make changes, you name it something other than 'newapa.bst'.
 % There are undoubtably bugs in this style.  If you make bug fixes,
 % improvements, etc.  please let me know.  My e-mail address is:
 %    spencer@cgrg.ohio.state.edu or 71160.3141@compuserve.com
 
spot same license as bibtex, pending Red Hat Legal, may not have same loophole as bibtex, but leaving it unknown for now.

[edit] hyphen-basque

jnovy contains just a post scriptlet by texlive upstream - sane
spot Is it not copyrightable? Who's the author?
jnovy It is automatically generated by a perl skript written by TeXLive's upstream developer Norbert Preining, reference is here: http://www.logic.at/staff/preining/pubs/at07.pdf
spot We need to get clarification on the licensing of these generated scriptlets from Norbert Preining.

[edit] hyphen-greek

jnovy contains just a post scriptlet by texlive upstream - sane
spot Is it not copyrightable? Who's the author?
jnovy It is automatically generated by a perl script written by TeXLive's upstream developer Norbert Preining, reference is here: http://www.logic.at/staff/preining/pubs/at07.pdf
spot We need to get clarification on the licensing of these generated scriptlets from Norbert Preining.

[edit] makeindex

 % makeindex.tex -- released 17  February 1987
 % Copyright(c) 1987 by Leslie Lamport
 %   for LaTeX version 2.09
 
spot NON-FREE
jnovy This package ships also binaries so I looked not only to the noarch package

but also to sources of makeindex and here is what I found:

                       MakeIndex Distribution Notice
                               11/11/1989
       Copyright (C) 1989 by Chen & Harrison International Systems, Inc.
       Copyright (C) 1988 by Olivetti Research Center
       Copyright (C) 1987 by Regents of the University of California
       Author:
               Pehong Chen (phc@renoir.berkeley.edu)
               Chen & Harrison International Systems, Inc.
               Palo Alto, California
               USA
 Permission is hereby granted to make and distribute original copies of
 this program provided that the copyright notice and this permission
 notice are preserved and provided that the recipient is not asked to
 waive or limit his right to redistribute copies as allowed by this
 permission notice and provided that anyone who receives an executable
 form of this program is granted access to a machine-readable form of
 the source code for this program at a cost not greater than reasonable
 reproduction, shipping, and handling costs.  Executable forms of this
 program distributed without the source code must be accompanied by a
 conspicuous copy of this permission notice and a statement that tells
 the recipient how to obtain the source code.
 Permission is granted to distribute modified versions of all or part
 of this program under the conditions above with the additional
 requirement that the entire modified work must be covered by a
 permission notice identical to this permission notice.  Anything
 distributed with and usable only in conjunction with something derived
 from this program, whose useful purpose is to extend or adapt or add
 capabilities to this program, is to be considered a modified version
 of this program under the requirement above.  Ports of this program to
 other systems not supported in the distribution are also considered
 modified versions.  All modified versions should be reported back to
 the author.
 This program is distributed with no warranty of any sort.  No
 contributor accepts responsibility for the consequences of using this
 program or for whether it serves any particular purpose.
spot New license, sent to Red Hat Legal for review

[edit] midnight

 % copyright (c) 1991 Marcel R. van der Goot
 %       You can use these macros to typeset documents. You may
 %       distribute this file freely, provided that you also distribute
 %       the accompanying documentation.
 %           You may make changes to this file, or extract portions
 %       of it for inclusion in other files, provided that
 %           (1) you change the name of the file;
 %           (2) you give proper credit and include copyright
 %               information where applicable;
 %           (3) explain how an unchanged version can be obtained; and
 %           (4) document the usage of your macros/changes (if usage
 %               of your macros is not worth documenting, they must not
 %               be worth using).
 %       You are not allowed to use the name ``Midnight Macros for
 %       any changed files.
 %           The above rules for making changes do not apply where it
 %       is explicitly noted in this file that something can be changed
 %       to conform to your local installation.
 
spot New license, sent to Red Hat Legal.

[edit] texdraw

 %   Copyright (C) 1991-1995  Peter Kabal
 % The TeXdraw routines in this file are provided free of charge without
 % warranty of any kind.  Note that the TeXdraw routines are copyrighted.
 % They may be distributed freely provided that the recipients also
 % acquire the right to distribute them freely.  The notices to this
 % effect must be preserved when the files are distributed.
 %  Peter Kabal
 %  Department of Electrical Engineering
 %  McGill University
 %  3480 University
 %  Montreal, Quebec
 %  Canada  H3A 2A7
 %  kabal@TSP.EE.McGill.CA
 
spot NON-FREE, no permission to modify.
jnovy there are more sources in the package:
 # Copyright (C) 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
 # $Id: texi2dvi,v 1.7 1995/11/03 texdraw-V2R0 $
 # This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 # it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 # the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
 # any later version.
 #
 # This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 # but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 # MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
 # GNU General Public License for more details.
 #
 # You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
 # along with this program; if not, you can either send email to this
 # program's maintainer or write to: The Free Software Foundation,
 # Inc.; 59 Temple Place, Suite 330; Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
 # Commentary:
 # Author: Noah Friedman <friedman@prep.ai.mit.edu>

for texi2dvi utility and:

  Copyright (C) 1987, 1991, 1992 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
  This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
  it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
  the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
  any later version.
  This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
  GNU General Public License for more details.
  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
  along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
  Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. */

for texindex

[[User:spot|spot] Do those licenses account for all of the sources?


[edit] Public Domain

In many parts of the world, it is not possible for a copyright holder to abandon their copyright, and put a work into the Public Domain. Thus, it is important to determine where the code was written (and in some cases, who wrote it).

Code written by the United States Government is in the Public Domain (unless it was written by a contractor, or certain other corner cases). Individuals in the United States, Canada, and the UK can place works in the public domain with a clear Public Domain declaration stating that they abandon their copyright on a work.

Individuals in most Europe can almost NEVER fully abandon their copyright, thus any public domain declarations from those individuals are invalid, and we are left with no license on that work. Specifically, this is known to be true for France, Germany, and Poland.

[edit] Resolving Public Domain Confusion

The best case scenario is to have the Copyright holder relicense their work, under CC-0 or LPPL. If they're unwilling to do that, we need to have them confirm their nationality and the geographical location where the work was created. I have written an email template that you can use to contact individuals.

Here is an email template you can use. Please CC legal@fedoraproject.org on any emails that you send.

$NAME,

Hopefully I've found the correct $NAME, if not, I apologize in advance.

I'm looking for the $NAME who is the author of programs involving or 
related to TeXLive.

Specifically:

 - $PROGRAM1
 - $PROGRAM2
 - $PROGRAM3

These programs are marked as being in the Public Domain, which is a
tricky legal concept in many parts of the world. We are in the process of
auditing all of the code in TeXLive 2010 for Fedora (a popular Linux
distribution) to ensure that we have legal permission to use everything
within it, and that everything is under a Free Software License.

Since the ability of a copyright holder to abandon their copyright on a
work and place it into the Public Domain is only legally possible in
certain jurisdictions, there are a few things you can do to help us
out here.

1) If you just want anyone, anywhere, to have the ability to do whatever
they would like with these software works, then please consider giving
permission for them to be used under the Creative Commons Zero license.
This license is structured to act as a practical Public Domain
declaration wherever that is permitted by law, and an extremely
permissive license everywhere else.

An overview of the CC-0 license is here:
http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

The actual CC-0 legal text is here:
http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode

If you choose to exercise this option, please reply to this email with
the following:

* A statement affirming that you are the author and copyright holder of
the aforementioned software works.
* A statement that you give permission for these works to be distributed
under the terms of the Creative Commons 0 license, as described here:
http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

We will archive that email in the public audit history (with your email
address obscured, if you wish).

2) If you do not wish to relicense these works under CC-0, consider
licensing them under the LaTeX Project Public License. This is a Free
Software license, and much of the code in TeXLive 2010 uses it.

Details on the current version of the LPPL are available here:
http://www.latex-project.org/lppl/

If you choose to exercise this option, please reply to this email with
the following:

* A statement affirming that you are the author and copyright holder of
the aforementioned software works.
* As desribed on the LPPL side, please provide an explicit copyright
notice including your name and the year that each work was authored
and/or last substantially modified. Include also a statement that the
distribution and/or modification of that component is constrained by the
conditions in this license. A dummy example is copied below:

  %% pig.dtx
  %% Copyright 2005 M. Y. Name
  %
  % This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
  % conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3
  % of this license or (at your option) any later version.
  % The latest version of this license is in
  %   http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt
  % and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX
  % version 2005/12/01 or later.

3) If neither of the two previous options is acceptable to you, and you
really just want to put the work into the Public Domain, we need you to
provide us with the following information:

* A statement affirming that you are the author and copyright holder of
the aforementioned software works.
* A statement which indicates your citizenship and geographical location
(country is sufficient) where these works were created.
* A statement declaring that you are placing these works (explicitly by
name) into the Public Domain, and are abandoning your copyright on them.

For example:

My name is John Doe, and I am the author and copyright holder of
pig.dtx. I am a United States citizen, and this code was written in the
United States. I hereby place the pig.dtx software into the public
domain. You are free to modify the package, distribute modified
versions, etc.

*****

Please note: Individuals in most of Europe (with the notable exception of 
the UK) can almost NEVER fully abandon their copyright, thus any public 
domain declarations from those individuals are invalid, and we are left 
with no license on that work. This means that we will have no permission 
to use, modify, or distribute it.

Specifically, this is known to be true for France, Germany, and Poland.
If you are a citizen of one of these countries (or in Europe), or were 
located in one of these countries when you created this work, please 
consider using one of the previously described license options.

Thanks in advance! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

[edit] Properly in Public Domain

These packages have been determined to be properly in the Public Domain.

[edit] afthesis

 %% Adapted by the work of Mark Roth et al
 %%
 %% Joel Young  --- jdyoung@afit.af.mil

[edit] belleek

 % Copyright 1997 Richard J. Kinch, kinch@holonet.net

From the README:

 Notwithstanding any copyright notices in the files, these fonts have been
 contributed to the public domain in their Type 1 (.pfb) and TrueType (.ttf)
 forms:
 
     blex
     blsy
     rblmi
 
 Richard Kinch
 http://truetex.com
 August 18, 1998

Mjg Based on the date, can't the README override the info embedded int the font? spot Based on http://truetex.com/, Richard J. Kinch is probably a US Citizen, thus the PD declaration is valid.

[edit] braket

 \author{Donald Arseneau\\\texttt{asnd@triumf.ca}}
 \date{12--Sept--2006}

[edit] cancel

 % cancel.sty  version  2.1  12-Mar-2000.
 % Donald Arseneau         asnd@triumf.ca
 % I contribute this software to the public domain.  No rights reserved.

[edit] cases

 %  C A S E S . S T Y             ver 2.5    May 2002
 %
 %  Copyright (C) 1993,1994,1995,2000,2002 by Donald Arseneau
 %                                       asnd@triumf.ca
 %  These macros may be freely transmitted, reproduced, or modified
 %  provided that this notice is left intact.  Sub-equation numbering
 %  is based on subeqn.sty by Stephen Gildea; most of the rest is based
 %  on LaTeX's \eqnarray by Leslie Lamport and the LaTeX3 team.

[edit] excludeonly

 % excludeonly.sty
 % Dan Luecking <luecking@uark.edu> and Donald Arseneau <asnd@triumf.ca
 %
 % This software is contributed to the public domain.

[edit] import

 % import.sty  Ver 5.1  23-Mar-2009  Donald Arseneau  (asnd@triumf.ca)
 %
 % This software is in the public domain; free of any restrictions.

[edit] mhequ

 % mhequ.sty v1.61, Copyright 2005 by Martin Hairer
 %   This package is public domain. You are strongly encouraged to
 %   use it and to widespread it.
jnovy should be moved to Public Domain
spot Yep, but we should find out where Martin lives.
spot He's in the UK, and UK citizens can abandon copyright.

[edit] notoccite

 % notoccite.sty        no t.o.c. cite     Jul 20, 2000
 % Donald Arseneau      asnd@triumf.ca     TRIUMF, Vancouver, Canada,
 % This is unrestricted software contributed to the public domain.

[edit] placeins

 %  P L A C E I N S . S T Y          ver 2.2  April 18, 2005
 %  Donald Arseneau                  asnd@triumf.ca
 %  Keep floats `in their place'; don't let them float into another section.
 %  Instructions are below.
 %
 %  placeins.sty is freely released to the public domain.

[edit] prettyref

 %% prettyref v3.0
 %%
 %% Copyright 1995,1998.  by Kevin Ruland kevin@rodin.wustl.edu
 %%
 %% The following licence notice was added by Clea F. Rees on behalf of Kevin Ruland on 2008/11/05.
 %%
 %% prettyref consists of the files prettyref.dtx, prettyref.ins, prettyref.pdf, README and the derived file prettyref.sty. It is released to the public domain.
spot Work was generated in the US (Washington University in St. Louis)

[edit] relsize

 % relsize.sty       3.1       July 4, 2003
 % This software is contributed to the public domain.
 
 % LaTex2e version by Donald Arseneau <asnd@triumf.ca> and
 % Matt Swift <swift@bu.edu>.
 % Original LaTex2.09 smaller.sty author: Bernie Cosell <cosell@WILMA.BBN.COM

[edit] sansmath

 \ProvidesPackage{sansmath}[2007/02/28 \space ver 1.1  Donald Arseneau]
 %
 % Donald Arseneau,  asnd@triumf.ca,  Vancouver, Canada.
 %
 % This package is released to the public domain by me, Donald Arseneau,
 % the original author, who disclaims all rights.  I do not support it,
 % and request that it be adopted and supported by someone who knows
 % more about math font issues in LaTeX.

[edit] selectp

 %       S E L E C T P . S T Y   - Select pages for output
 %
 %  Version 1.0   Sept 25, 1992
 %
 %  By Donald Arseneau, asnd@triumf.ca, based on macros in
 %  TUGBoat, 8:2 (1987), p. 217 written by Don Knuth, and with
 %  suggestions from Hossein Saiedian.
 %
 %  Copyright 1992,  Donald Arseneau
 %  This software is contributed freely to the public domain.

[edit] tabto-generic

 %-------------- tabto.tex ------------
 % Donald Arseneau   <asnd@triumf.ca
 %
 % This software is contributed to the public domain.
 % See tabto.sty for more useful definitions for LaTeX.

[edit] titleref

 %  TITLEREF.STY  ver 3.1  2001-04-05   Donald Arseneau   <asnd@triumf.ca
 %  This is free unsupported software, released to the public domain.

[edit] truncate

 % truncate.sty  ver 3.6   20-Aug-2001    Donald Arseneau
 % This LaTeX program is released to the public domain.

[edit] Improper or invalid Public Domain

[edit] Unknown

[edit] a4wide

 % "moretext" document style option.
 % Jean-Francois Lamy, July 86
 %
 % Redefines the margins so that they are more in line with
 % what we are used to see.
 %
 % [Minimally modified for LaTeX2e, Alexander Holt, August 1994]

ankursinha:November 24, 2010. Found something on Alexander Holt here and here. Mailed them both. I've found a lot on Jean, including a twitter account. Mailed,rather "tweeted" him.

ankursinha:November 25, 2010. Received replies from both Jean and Alexander:

 Jean: Yes I am. You can consider the code to be in the public domain.
Alexander: 
Hi there, thanks for the mail.

I am indeed the Alexander Holt who tweaked that style file back in 1994,
in the UK (I have UK nationality).  I'm afraid I have no contact
information for Jean-Francois Lamy, apparently the original author.

For my part, if I still have any say in the matter, I am happy for
a4wide to be licensed on whatever terms the Fedora Project or the LaTeX
project recommend.  What is your advice?

Thank you very much for taking the time to do this.

Regards,

Lex Holt

I've replied saying that I'll get back to them once I know how to proceed on Jean's comment. I haven't put their emails etc. up here. Please contact me if you need them.

[edit] abbr

[edit] acmtrans

 % Copyright (C) 1985, all rights reserved.
 % Copying of this file is authorized only if either
 % (1) you make absolutely no changes to your copy, including name, or
 % (2) if you do make changes, you name it something other than 'newapa.bst'.
 % There are undoubtably bugs in this style.  If you make bug fixes,
 % improvements, etc.  please let me know.  My e-mail address is:
 %    spencer@cgrg.ohio.state.edu or 71160.3141@compuserve.com
 %
 % This style was made from 'plain.bst', 'named.bst', and 'apalike.bst',
 % with lots of tweaking to make it look like APA style, along with tips
 % from Young Ryu and Brian Reiser's modifications of 'apalike.bst'.

ankursinha November 25, 2010: Both email addresses are dead :/

I've googled around. The author seems to be a "Stephen Spencer". Two likely candidates (it's probably the first one, but I've mailed them both, nevertheless):

[edit] adrlist

--Jnovy 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) Reference to sources but no copyright info whatsoever there.

[edit] antp

 % Janusz M. Nowacki, copyright by the Polish TeX Users Group GUST
spot Emailed janusz@jmn.pl about licensing issues, 2010-11-3

[edit] anysize

 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 % anysize.sty --- version 1.0 --- Aug 13, 1994
 % set the paper&margin sizes in  \LaTeX2e
 % This style is LaTeX2e-conformant.
 %   and will not run under ANY older version of LaTeX!
 % idea and first implementation: Michael Salzenberg
 % further programming, documentation and maintainance:
 %         Thomas Esser (te@informatik.uni-hannover.de)
 %         Dirk Hillbrecht (hillbrec@informatik.uni-hannover.de)
 % documentation: anysize.tex/dvi
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
spot Emailed te@dbs.uni-hannover.de and dirk@hillbrecht.de - 2010-11-03. Could not find email address for Michael Salzenberg.

[edit] apalike

 % This file, apalike.sty, is in the public domain.
 % (Last updated 22may09 by Karl Berry.)
 % It is a simple style file intended for use with apalike.bst.
 % History:
 %   15-sep-86   (SK,OP) Original version, by Susan King and Oren Patashnik.
 %   10-nov-86   (OP)    Truncated the sort.key$ string to the correct length
 %                       in bib.sort.order to eliminate error message.
 %   24-jan-88   (OP)    Updated for BibTeX version 0.99a, from alpha.bst 0.99a;
 %                       apalike now sorts by author, then year, then title;
 %                       THIS `apalike' VERSION DOES NOT WORK WITH BIBTEX 0.98i.
spot Emailed op@ccrwest.org - 2010-11-03. Could not find email for Susan King.

[edit] apl

 A.Hohti/O.Kanerva (University of Helsinki) April 1987

ankursing: November 25, 2010. I found Okko Kanerva here. I've mailed him for clarification.

[edit] asaetr

 % asaesub.sty 12-Feb-92
 %  James Darrell McCauley
 %  Department of Agricultural Engineering
 %  Texas A&M University
 %  College Station, TX 77843-2117
 %  jdm5548@diamond.tamu.edu
 %  jdm5548@tamagen.bitnet
 %  Usage: \documentstyle[asaesub]{asaetr}
 %  Function: make document suitable for paper submission to ASAE

ankursinha: November 25, 2010. I found another MANIFEST here. I've mailed all the three available e-mail addresses requesting clarification.

jdm5548@tamagen.bitnet and Darrell.McCauley@tamu.edu appear dead.

[edit] asciichart

%% by Victor Eijkhout  %% %% eijkhout@cs.utk.edu  %% --Jnovy 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) this contains just a style file in doc subpackage, upstream packaging problem?

[edit] autotab

 % This is autotab.sty as of 5. October 1989
 % written by Gabriele Kruljac
 %            Max-Planck-Institute Stuttgart
 %            kruljac@ds0mpi11

--Jnovy 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC)

spot 2011-01-25 - Sent email to gabriele.kruljac@dronskowski.de

[edit] bbcard

 % bullshit bingo card
 % prepared by patrick tj mcphee, december 2002 ptjm@interlog.com
 % released to the public domain. have fun

-- Mathstuf Email sent to <ptjm@interlog.com> on 2010-11-24

[edit] block

 \author{Chua Eng Huang}
 \date{1999/07/19}
spot - emailed aehchua@ntu.edu.sg - 2011-01-25
spot - Note: http://osdir.com/ml/tex.ctan.announce/1999-07/msg00021.html

[edit] breakcities

 % breakcites
 % Style file to allow citations to be broken across lines.
 % - Don Hosek   3/14/89 (LaTeX209-Version)
 % - Leo Broska 02/20/97 (LaTeX-2e-Version)
spot - Emailed leo.broska@NOSPAM.isys.com.au and don@dream-in-color.net - 2011-01-25

[edit] calrsfs

 %% This file is public domain.
 %% Originally written 1994, Vadim V. Zhytnikov.
 %% This notice added by Clea F. Rees on 2008/11/18 following communication with Vadim V. Zhytnikov.
 

[edit] calxxxx

 % This is a freeware program written in LaTeX2e. It prints calendar for the
 % years 1990--2020. For the years 1901--2099, use the 28-year period, so the
 % year 2099 has the same calendar as 2099-3*28=2015. Outside this interval,
 % period is 2800 years, but a program `CalXXXX.tex' can help.
 \copyright Slobodan Jankovi\'c, \texttt{slobodan@archimed.filfak.ni.ac.yu}
 

[edit] casyl

 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 % casyltex.sty  (CASylTeX:  Macros for Cree/Inuktitut)
 % 15 September 2007
 % Version 2.00
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 % Ivan A Derzhanski
 % Department of Mathematical Linguistics
 % Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science
 % Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 

[edit] cc-pl

 Polish                               | English
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 AUTORZY WERSJI POLSKIEJ              | AUTHORS OF POLISH COMPUTER CONCRETE
 COMPUTER CONCRETE (PC):              | VERSION (PC):
 Bogus\l{}aw Jackowski i Marek Ry\'cko <bop@bop.com.pl
 Wersja Type1 wygenerowana programem  | Type1 version produced by pktrace:
 pktrace:
 W\l{}odek Bzyl <matwb@univ.gda.pl
 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
 Pliki stanowiace zrodlo polskiej     | The source files:
 wersji rodziny fontow Computer       |
 Concrete, tzn.:                      |
 FIC_MIC.MF, PCMI10.MF, PCR10.MF, PCR5.MF, PCR6.MF, PCR7.MF,
 PCR8.MF, PCR9.MF, PCSL10.MF, PCSLC9.MF, PCTI10.MF oraz PCCSC10.MF
 sa dobrem wspolnym na takiej         | are the Polish version of Computer
 zasadzie jak fonty PL (polska        | Concrete and belong to the public
 wersja rodziny Computer Modern)      | domain under conditions similar
 -- p. odnosna dokumentacja dolaczona | to those of D. E. Knuth specified for
 do pakietu MeX (pliki MEXINFO.POL    | the Computer Modern family of fonts.
 i MEXINFO.ENG). W szczegolnosci moga | In particular, only the authors
 byc przekazywane jedynie w calosci   | are entitled to modify this file.

[edit] cchess

 % Most of the code in this package was literally copied from the example
 % file cchessboard.tex provided with the cchess46.mf font designed by
 % Jacques Richer (see cchessboard.tex for details)

[edit] censor

 % censor.sty
 % Copyright Steven B. Segletes

-- Mathstuf No license

[edit] chemarrow

 % Author: Thomas Schroeder schroeder@ictw.chemie.uni-karlsruhe.de
 %
 % Version: 0.7 February 3 2001
 %
 % macro chemarrow.sty based on TeXBook and a source file provided
 % by Andreas Hertwig Andreas.Hertwig@chemie.uni-karlsruhe.de
 %
 % font arrow.mf based on cryst.mf by Ulrich Mueller

--volter Schroeder's address doesn't exist anymore; sent an Email to the university (21 December 2010)

Initial reply from the author, clarification is needed though (12 January 2011)

cryst.mf is under LPPL -- http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/cryst/

[edit] cherokee

 %               cherokee.mf
 % This font was designed by Alan M Stanier      ( alan@essex.ac.uk ),
 % at Essex University Computer Service, Colchester, Essex CO4 3EA. England.
 %
 % If you make significant additions or improvements to the font, please email me an updated version

[edit] chess

 % Author Frank Hassel
 % February 1993
 %
 % These macros are free software in the spirit of TeX.
 % Anyone, who demands payment for the distribution of this
 % material, must make clear that the charge is for distribution
 % and is no sense a licence fee or purchase fee for BDFCHESS.STY.
 % Each user uses these macros entirely at his own risk.

[edit] circle

 %\Author{Klaus G. Barthelmann, barthel@informatik.uni-mainz.de}

--volter Address doesn't exist anymore; sent an Email to the university (21 December 2010)

[edit] citeref

 % File:   citeref.sty
 % Author: Bj"orn Briel, Uni Oldenburg
 % Date:   27.05.1999
 %
 % (Partially based on CITESIDX.STY by Frank Buchholz)
 % (Contributions by Florian Werner Sauer)
 % (Modifications by Bjoern Briel)

[edit] cmcyr

 Copyright (C) 1993, Basil K. Malyshev. All Rights Reserved.

--Jnovy 12:34, 26 October 2010 (UTC) Copyright only?

spot Nope. This is the absence of a license.

[edit] cmcyralt

  Copyright (C) 1992 by Joerg Heitkoetter
  Systems Analysis Group, University of Dortmund, Germany.
  (joke@ls11.informatik.uni-dortmund.de).
  This is modified code from bk11.sty, I received from TeXpert
  Gerd Neugebauer 8/7/92 (gerd@intellektik.informatik.th-darmstadt.de).
  Thank's for the q&d hack, Gerd!


[edit] codepage

 %%     Disclaimer:
 %%        This package is provided 'as is' without any warranty.
 %%
 %%     Author:
 %%        Alain Aubord
 %%        Geneva
 %%        Switzerland
 %%
 %%     E-mail: aubord@uni2a.unige.ch


[edit] colorsep

 % Sebastian Rahtz 30.9.93
 % checked 7.1.94
 % from Green Book, and Kunkel Graphic Design with PostScript
 % (Green Book Listing 9-5, on page 153.)
 

[edit] context-mathsets

 %D         author={Aditya Mahajan},
 %D          email={adityam [at] umich [dot] edu},


[edit] context-lettrine

 %D   [       file=t-lettri,
 %D        version=2009.01.20,
 %D          title=\CONTEXT\ Lettrines,
 %D       subtitle=Funny stuff,
 %D         author=Taco Hoekwater,
 %D           date=\currentdate,
 %D      copyright=Public Domain]

-- Mathstuf Emailed <taco.hoekwater@wkap.nl> on 2010-11-24 (found here in the "Generating Type 1 Fonts with Metafont Sources" paper)

-- Mathstuf Email bounced. Will try to find a newer email.

-- Mathstuf Emailed <taco@elvenkind.com> (found here) on 2010-11-24

[edit] context-vim

 %D   [      file=t-vim,
 %D        version=2008.07.15,
 %D          title=\VIM\ to \CONTEXT,
 %D       subtitle=Use \VIM\ to generate code listing,
 %D         author=Mojca Miklavec \& Aditya Mahajan,
 %D          email=adityam at umich dot edu,
 %D           date=\currentdate,
 %D      copyright=Public Domain]

-- Mathstuf Emailed <mojca.miklavec@gmail.com> (found here (PDF)) and <adityam@umich.edu> on 2010-11-24

[edit] covington

 %%% Michael A. Covington
 %%% Artificial Intelligence Programs
 %%% The University of Georgia
 %%% Athens, Georgia 30602-7415 USA
 %%% mcovingt@aisun1.ai.uga.edu
 %%%
 %%% You may copy and distribute this file freely.
 %%% (If you modify it, please change its name and add your own comments.)
 

[edit] c-pascal

 If you modify any of the files in any way, mark your changes, please.
 I do not want to take responsibility for other people's modifications.
 Michal Gulczynski
 mgulcz@we.tuniv.szczecin.pl

[edit] croatian

 % Croatian Glagolitic
 % Basska plate, 11th century
 % 1995, darko.zubrinic@etf.hr

[edit] cursor

 %%%     author          = "Werenfried F.M. Spit",
 %%%     version         = "1.1",
 %%%     date            = "20/01/1999",
 %%%     filename        = "WSartikel.cls",
 %%%     address         = "Berberisweg 488
 %%%                     =  NL-3053 PL  Rotterdam
 %%%                     =  Nederland",
 %%%     e-mail          = "W.Spit@witbo.nl",
 %%%     telephone       = "+31-10-4.186.136",
 %%%     telephone2      = "+31-70-3.700.709",
 %%%     telefax2        = "+31-70-3.600.098",
 %%%     checksum        = "55762 134 325 4092",
 %%%     codetable       = "ISO/ASCII",
 %%%     keywords        = "LaTeX2e documentstyle",
 %%%     supported       = "yes",
 %%%     abstract        = "cursors in formulas",

[edit] cwj

 %%     Copyright (C) 1997 by:  Colin J. Wynne <cwynne@mts.jhu.edu>
 %%
 %% This file is part of cjw-latex, a collection of package files for
 %% LaTeX2e, written by Colin J. Wynne.  It may be freely distributed in
 %% any form---electronic, physical, or otherwise---so long as the
 %% distributor provides this file in its entirety (including this
 %% copyright announcement) and charges no fee (except for reasonable
 %% recompense for the duplication process).  Fair 'nough?
 %%
 %% I would also prefer that the entire source file `cjw-latex.dtx',
 %% together with `cjw-latex.ins', be propagated instead of any one
 %% subfile.
 %%
 %% Please feel free to improve on or alter any code herein as suits your
 %% needs, and by all means notify me of any suggestions, improvements, or
 %% requests.
 %%
 %% This file is beer-ware.  If you use it and like it, then you should
 %% buy me a beer if you ever meet me. :-)

[edit] dialogl

 %%%     author          = "Michael Downes",
 %%%     address         = "49 Weeks Street
 %%%                        North Smithfield, RI 02986, USA",
 %%%     email           = "mjd@math.ams.org (Internet)",

[edit] dichokey

 % Dichokey.sty, first version of 2 january 1998 by Nico Dam.
 % This version of 17 dec 1999.
 

[edit] dinat

 %% DINAT.BST   Version 2.5   2000-11-14
 %% (c) Helge Baumann   email:Helge.Baumann@gmx.de
 

[edit] dtl

        dt2dv and dv2dt(1) were written by
               Geoffrey Tobin
               Department of Electronic Engineering
               La Trobe University
               Bundoora, Victoria 3083
               Australia
               Tel: +61 3 479 3736
               FAX: +61 3 479 3025
               Email: <G.Tobin@ee.latrobe.edu.au
 
        These manual pages were written primarily by
               Nelson H. F. Beebe, Ph.D.
               Center for Scientific Computing
               Department of Mathematics
               University of Utah
               Salt Lake City, UT 84112
               Tel: +1 801 581 5254
               FAX: +1 801 581 4148
               Email: <beebe@math.utah.edu

[edit] duerer

--Jnovy 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) No info.

[edit] dvidvi

 dvidvi 1.0, Copyright (C) 1988-91, Radical Eye Software
 *    The original program is by Tomas Rokicki (version 0.5) but it was
 *    modified and improved by Esteban ZIMANYI ezimanyi@rc1.vub.ac.be
 *    to give version 1.0.
 *    To give version 1.1 it was improved by Markus_Kohm@ka.maus.de.

[edit] dviincl

 Comments are welcome
 e-mail contact: bop@bop.com.pl
 

[edit] ebong

 EBONG VER 1.0 (Free : Public Domain software)
 Shibaji Banerjee (shibaji_ban@yahoo.co.in)
 

[edit] eiad

%% This file is public domain. %% Originally written 1998, Ivan A Derzhanski.

[edit] epsf

 %%%     author          = "Tom Rokicki",
 %%%     version         = "2.7.3",
 %%%     date            = "23 July 2005",
 %%%     time            = "14:32:01 MDT",
 %%%     filename        = "epsf.tex",
 %%%     address         = "Tom Rokicki
 %%%                        Box 2081
 %%%                        Stanford, CA 94309
 %%%                        USA",
 %%%     telephone       = "+1 415 855 9989",
 %%%     checksum        = "20914 644 3054 26594",
 %%%     email           = "rokicki@cs.stanford.edu (Internet)",
 %%%     codetable       = "ISO/ASCII",
 %%%     copyright       = "This file is freely redistributable and
 %%%                        placed into the public domain by Tomas
 %%%                        Rokicki.",
 

[edit] epsincl

 % made in BOP s.c., bop@bop.com.pl; public domain software
 % history: 20.08.1999: ver. 0.1, pre-release
 %          05.01.2000: ver. 0.2, first release

[edit] eqname

 %%% LaTeX document style option eqname.sty
 %%% Gerd Neugebauer 4/92
 %%% gerd@intellektik.informatik.th-darmstadt.de

[edit] esdiff

 %esdiff.dtx version 1.2 April 2008
 %Eddie Saudrais (eddie.saudrais@wanadoo.fr)
 %Code slightly revised by Christophe Jorssen

[edit] esint

 *20/01/2005: minor change in esint.fd in order to avoid an error inside align environment.
 Thank's to Eckhard Neber.
 Contact me from my web page http://perso.wanadoo.fr/eddie.saudrais if you think
 an integral symbol is still missing.
 

[edit] esint-type1

 %%% filename       = "esint.tex",
 %%% version        = "1.0",
 %%% date           = "2005/06/21",
 %%% package        = "esint 1.0",
 %%% author         = "Michael M. Tung",
 %%% email          = "mtung@mat.upv.es",
 %%% address        = "Universidad Politécnica de Valencia,
 %%%                   Departamento de Matemática Aplicada,
 %%%                   Camino de Vera, s/n,
 %%%                   46022 Valencia (Spain)",
 %%% codetable      = "USASCII",
 %%% keywords       = "TeX, plain TeX, style file",
 %%% supported      = "Maybe",
 %%% abstract       = "plain TeX macro to use the esint integral
 %%%                   symbols available at CTAN or the website
 %%%                   http://perso.wanadoo.fr/eddie.saudrais",
 %%% copyright      = "Copyright (c) 2005 Michael M. Tung",
 %%% copying        = "DISTRIBUTE THIS FILE AS YOU WISH.",
   

[edit] FAQ-en

 2. Licence
 
 The source of the FAQ itself and its derived products (human-readable
 versions presented as DVI, PostScript, Adobe Acrobat and HTML) are
 placed in the public domain.
 
 You are permitted (nay, encouraged) to distribute the FAQ as widely as
 you like.  Please be careful to keep your copy of the FAQ up-to-date:
 it's possible to mirror the FAQ's directory on CTAN, or to watch the
 CTAN announcements mailing list (see the "answer" on mailing lists in
 the FAQ itself).
 

[edit] fc

In source files:

% (c) 1991--2004 by J"org Knappen. See fc.rme for copying conditions
% This file is part of the fc-package 
% See fc.rme for more information

In fc.rme:

  c) Copying conditions

  The fc fonts are copyrighted but free according to the conditions of the GNU
  licence, version 2. You should receive a copy of the file licence.gnu
  containing this licence. If not, complain to the person from which you
  received these fonts. Read the licence carefully.

The license.gnu file contains the GNU General Public License version 2, so it is free.

However, at least some files contain code from the Computer Modern fonts, with GPL-incompatible license requiring renaming source and TFM files if they are modified.

The fcpunct.mf file states:

% Heavily borrowed from dxpunct.mf and dxbraces by Norbert Schwarz, Bochum.
% Heavily borrowed (directly and indirectly) from the cm fonts by DEK.
% Some characters borrowed from R. Waldi's wasy font.

I haven't seen dxpunct.mf or dxbraces.mf, and the non-public domain wasy characters were not copied here. There might be other derivative code in other files.

[edit] figflow

% FIGFLOW: plain TEX macro by Ian Hutchinson, 21 Oct 95.

[edit] first-latex-doc

 License:
   public domain
 Comments to:
   Jim Hefferon  email: ftpmaint at tug.ctan.org
 History:
   2009-May-25 Jim Hefferon, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard, Karl Berry
 

[edit] fixpdfmag

 % fixpdfmag.tex
 % Author: Javier Bezos, 2007
 %
 % This is Public Domain. You are free to use, copy, modify,
 % distribute or whatever you want without restrictions. It is
 % unsupported, so please, do not contact the author, just
 % modify the file.
 

[edit] fn2end

 % Author:
 % Kim C. Border,
 % Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences,
 % Caltech, Pasadena, CA 91125 USA
 % e-mail: kcb@hss.caltech.edu
 
 % I gratefully acknowledge the help of J. E. Burke
 % <jeburke@jhuvms.hcf.jhu.edu>  at Johns Hopkins, who fixed
 % the handling of long footnotes.
 % The main idea is from Knuth's \answer macro in the TeXbook.
 
 % version 1.1, May 31, 1995
 % Changed \endnoteshere to \theendnotes, since you
 % shouldn't use commands that begin with \end
 % Also added user renewable parameters
 
 % Based on my old endnotes.sty, version 3
 % (Sep 4, 1990, rev. Jul 28, 1994), which was never posted.
 % It appears to work with both LaTeX2e and LaTeX2.09

[edit] formlett

 %   MAKE FORM LETTER for multiple receivers via
 %        plain TeX, LaTeX 2.09 or LaTeX2e
 %
 %   written by  Zhuhan JIANG
 %               University of Western Sydney
 %               Parramatta NSW 2150.
 %               Email: z.jiang@uws.edu.au
 %
 %   FILENAME:   formlett.sty
 %   VERSION:    2.3  May 2003
 %   COPYRIGHT:  GNU convention preferred.

[edit] frletter

 % The original beletter class is in the public domain. So is frletter.
 %
 % This code is unsupported, and comes with no warranty.
 % The original beletter class was written by James Kilfiger and Frank Lenaerts,
 % to meet the specifications for formatting Belgium letters recommended by
 % Frank's wife.
 % It can be used in place of the standard LaTeX class
 %
 % The frletter class was contributed by Liviu Andronic. It tries to hack further
 % the letter class and make it conform to the French typesetting conventions.
 % The frletter class consists of cosmetical modifications applied to the
 % beletter class, according to what I understand as French conventions for
 % writing letters. Please consider that I am neither a French native, nor a
 % LaTeX expert.
 %
 % You will also find layout files for both beletter and frletter classes on the Lyx
 % Wiki. Both are ugly hacks inputting the letter layout, but they work and I'm OK
 % with it. There you will also find corresponding Lyx templates.
 %
 % If you are on the look for a class trully specialized on typesetting French
 % letters, check the lettre class developed by Denis Mégevand from the
 % Observatoire de Genève. There is no corresponding Lyx layout (not to the best
 % of my knowledge).
 
[[User:spot|spot] Emailed james.kilfiger@gmail.com - 2010-11-03

[edit] fullpict

 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%  fullpict.doc %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 %%  Bruce Shawyer  --  March 2001   --  bshawyer@math.mun.ca  %%
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%

[edit] fwlw

 %  F W L W . S T Y  ( First Word, Last Word )
 %
 %  Donald Arseneau  (1993, 1995)

[edit] germbib

       % Copyright (C) 1985, all rights reserved.
       % Copying of this file is authorized only if either
       % (1) you make absolutely no changes to your copy, including name, or
       % (2) if you do make changes, you name it something other than
       % btxbst.doc, plain.bst, unsrt.bst, alpha.bst, and abbrv.bst.
       % This restriction helps ensure that all standard styles are identical.
       % The file btxbst.doc has the documentation for this style.

[edit] go

 %  written by Hanna Kolodziejska (version 0.05 : November 1991)
 

[edit] greektex

 As far as we know, all the programs in this package are in the
 public domain and they are offered without any obligation or
 guarantee, with the usual proviso that if you change any files you
 should also change their names.
 
 October 2004 Yiannis Moschovakis, ynm@math.ucla.edu
 Chrysovalantis Sfyrakis, hammer@math.uoa.gr
 

[edit] gustlib

 % TP-CRF:  cross-reference generic macros.
 % Author:  Tomasz Przechlewski <ekotp@halina.univ.gda.pl>.
 % Date:    02.01.1997. Version 0.5
 %
 % This macros are described in detail in the article ,,Odsy{\l}acze,
 % GUST bulletin, number 5, 1995
 

[edit] hands

 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%                        %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 %                                                                      %
 %                         A Handy Little Font                          %
 %                                                                      %
 %     This collection produces a series of "pointing hand" dingbats    %
 %     in various orientations, including pointing left and right,      %
 %     and "reverse video" versions in the same directions.             %
 %                                                                      %
 %     Design work was originally by Georgia K.M. Tobin, and was        %
 %     published in TUGBoat Vol. 10, Number 1 (1989). Unfortunately,    %
 %     that publishing lost all of its braces, so as printed it would   %
 %     not work. This version corrects all of those problems.           %
 %                                                                      %
 %     Assembled by Norman E. Powroz, with thanks to Don Hosek, who     %
 %     picked out all of the errors.                                    %
 %                                                                      %
 %                                                  -- 16 May 1989      %
 %                                                                      %
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%                        %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 

[edit] harpoon

 % harpoon.sty
 % by Tobias Kuipers {kuipers@fwi.uva.nl}
 % v1.0 of 1994/11/02
 % See harpoon.tex for documentation
 % If you modify this file, please redistribute it under another name
 % and send me a copy
 %
 % Permission is hereby granted to do anything with this file. No fitness
 % for any purpose is guaranteed or implied. We deny everything
 

[edit] hatching

 % Made in BOP, Gda\'nsk, Poland
 % E-mail contact: B.Jackowski@gust.org.pl
 % Public domain software (no copyrights, copylefts, copyups, copydowns, etc.)
 

[edit] here

 % (Public domain.)
 %
 % The original here.sty by David Carlisle was withdrawn many years ago.
 % The [H] modifier is now implemented in float.sty, which this here.sty
 % simply reads.  Another option is to use a float specifier [!ht], which
 % usually has the same effect, and keeps floats in the right order.  The
 % present trivial here.sty merely allows old documents to keep running.
 %
 % --Karl Berry, November 2009.
 

[edit] hyphenex

 % Hyphenation exceptions for US English,
 % based on hyphenation exception log articles in TUGboat.
 %
 % Copyright 2008 TeX Users Group.
 % You may freely use, modify and/or distribute this file.
 

[edit] hyphen-finnish

 <package doesn't contain anything except scriptlet written by TeX Live upstream
 

[edit] hyplain

 %%% This is part of the hyplain package by Enrico Gregorio
 %%% You are allowed to do anything you want with this as long
 %%% as you cite the source and change name to the file
 %%% (but don't rename it plain.tex)
 

[edit] insbox

 Micha\l{} Gulczy\'nski \hfil\break
 {\tt mgulcz@we.tuniv.szczecin.pl}
 

[edit] jablantile

 % font for some tiles inspired by Slavik Jablan
 % (see file dearjablan.tex for a sample use with plain TeX)
 % the idea comes from Slavik Jablan's "Modular Tiles",
 % presented at the Gathering for Gardner 4 in February 2000
 
 % contributed by Don Knuth, autumn 2009
 % this file is public domain
 

[edit] jhep

 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% JHEP.CLS 2.0.2 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%
 %%
 %% This file is Copyright JHEP 1998 under GPL: it can be freely distri-
 %% buted but NOT modified preserving its name, even in similar forms.
 %%
 %% JHEP.cls is a LaTeX2e class file used to typeset manuscripts in JHEP
 %% style. It was written by F. Nesti as a (radical) modification of the
 %% class `article.cls' from distribution 960601 of LaTeX2e.
 %%
 %% For bugs, comments, suggestions email to nesti@jhep.sissa.it

[edit] js-misc

 % $Id: cassette.tex,v 1.2 1995/03/16 01:17:54 schrod Exp $
 %--------------------------------------------------------
 % Written by Joachim Schrod <schrod@iti.informatik.th-darmstadt.de>.
 % Put into public domain.
 

[edit] kix

 % This is kix.sty
 % By Sander R.M. Stoks <sanders@sumware.demon.nl>
 % (c) 1998   17 SEP 1998
 % Implements KIX codes as used by the Dutch PTT for bulk mail
 % addressing. ("Royal Mail 4 State Code")
 % "KIX" is a registered trade mark of PTT Post Holdings B.V.

[edit] l2tabu-spanish

 This directory contains the Spanish version of l2tabu. The files
 l2tabues.tex and l2tabues.pdf are included.
 
 This material is Public Domain.
 
 Gonzalo Medina

[edit] lacheck

  * lacheck.lex - A consistency checker checker for LaTeX documents
*
* Copyright (C) 1991, 1992 Kresten Krab Thorup.
* Copyright (C) 1993 --- 1998 Per Abrahamsen.
*
* This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
* it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
* the Free Software Foundation; either version 1, or (at your option)
* any later version.
*
* This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
* but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
* MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
* GNU General Public License for more details.
*
* You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
* along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
*  Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
*
* Please send bugs, suggestions, and queries to auc-tex_mgr@sunsite.auc.dk.

--Jnovy 11:30, 7 November 2010 (UTC) GPL+ ?

[edit] latex-doc-ptr

 License:
   public domain
 Comments to:
   Jim Hefferon  email ftpmaint at tug.ctan.org
 

[edit] latexmp

 %D   [       file=latexmp.mp,
 %D         system={latexMP},
 %D        version=1.2.1,
 %D          title=latexMP,
 %D       subtitle=LaTeX typesetting in \METAPOST,
 %D         author=Jens-Uwe Morawski,
 %D           date={2005/04/06},
 %D      copyright={none; this module is Public Domain}]
 

[edit] levy

 Copyright (C) 1987 Princeton University
 
 These fonts by Silvio Levy are partly based on Don Knuth's
 Computer Modern family of fonts.  They are distributed WITHOUT
 ANY WARRANTY, express or implied. Please send comments,
 suggestions, etc. to levy@princeton.edu


[edit] lewis

 % lewis.sty  version  0.1  22-May-2006.
 % Kent Horvath         kenthorvath@gmail.com
 % I contribute this software to the public domain.  No rights reserved.
 

[edit] lgreek

 %% This system is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %% but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 %% MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
 Please send any bug-reports, suggestions or complaints to
 tim@maths.tcd.ie <Timothy Murphy>
 18 Jan 1996

[edit] logic

% "milstd" font by Rick Simpson % (published in UKTeX 1988, issue 30 (23 Sept. 1988))

[edit] lshort-bulgarian

 This is the Bulgarian translation of "The not so short introduction to LaTeX2e"
 by Tobias Oetiker (version 4.12, April,2003).
 (C) 2005 for this translation by Stefka Karakoleva:
          e-mail:skarakoleva@ru.acad.bg
 Address: RU "Agel Kanchev"
          8 Studentska str.
          7017, Rousse
          Bulgaria
 Public domain.
 

[edit] lshort-finnish

jnovy ditto

[edit] lshort-persian

jnovy ditto

[edit] lshort-polish

jnovy ditto

[edit] lshort-portuguese

jnovy ditto

[edit] lshort-thai

jnovy ditto

[edit] lshort-turkish

jnovy ditto

[edit] maple

   % LaTeX style file for the Maple Technical Newsletter
   % Copyright 1994, by Waterloo Maple Software.

[edit] metafont-beginners

 % begin mfb3w4.tex %
 % This document is public domain.  (Originally written by Geoffrey Tobin.)
 

[edit] mex

 % Authors: Marek Ry\'cko & Bogus\l{}aw Jackowski
 %
 % This macro file belongs to the public domain
 % under the conditions specified by the author of TeX:
 %
 %   ``Macro files like PLAIN.TEX should not be changed in any way,
 %     except with respect to preloaded fonts,
 %     unless the changes are authorized by the authors of the macros.
 %
 %                                           Donald E. Knuth
 

[edit] mnsymbol

 %% MnSymbol.dtx  (with options: `style')
 %%
 %% These files are public domain.
 

[edit] mp3d

 Denis Roegel, 17 August 2003
 roegel@loria.fr

[edit] multienum

 %%This is package multienum.sty
 %%Dennis Kletzing
 %%Stetson University
 %%kletzing@totcon.com

[edit] musictex

 %% Copyright (C) 1992-1994 Frank Mittelbach. All rights reserved.

[edit] mxd

 Package: Xewtee Dorwoljin for LaTeX
 Author: Oliver Corff, corff@zedat.fu-berlin.de



[edit] nkarta

 %% This is file `nkarta.mp',
 %% generated with the docstrip utility.
 %%
 %% The original source files were:
 %%
 %% nkarta.dtx  (with options: `MP')
 %% -------------------------------------------------------------------
 %% Copyright 2002--2009, Daniel H. Luecking
 %%
 %% Nkarta is in the public domain
 

[edit] nolbreaks

 %  nolbreaks.sty  by Donald Arseneau
 %  Public domain software -- please improve and submit to CTAN
 

[edit] nonfloat

 %% This is file `nonfloat.sty',
 %% generated with the docstrip utility.
 %%
 %% The original source files were:
 %%
 %% nonfloat.dtx  (with options: `style')
 %%
 %% Copyright (C) 1999 by Kai Rascher. All rights reserved.
 %%
 %%
 %% This file is part of the nonfloat package
 %%
 %% IMPORTANT NOTICE:
 %%
 %% You are not allowed to change this file.  You may however copy this file
 %% to a file with a different name and then change the copy.
 %%
 %% You are NOT ALLOWED to distribute this file alone.  You are NOT ALLOWED
 %% to take money for the distribution or use of this file (or a changed
 %% version) except for a nominal charge for copying etc.
 %%
 %% You are allowed to distribute this file under the condition that it is
 %% distributed together with all files mentioned below.
 %%
 %% If you receive only some of these files from someone, complain!
 %%
 %% Error Reports in case of UNCHANGED versions to
 %%
 %%                           Kai Rascher
 %%                           Am Remenhof 17a
 %%                           38104 Braunschweig
 %%                           Germany
 %%                  E-Mail:  <rascher@ifn.ing.tu-bs.de
jnovy this doesn't look like a public domain at all...

[edit] osmanian

 % This font was designed by Alan M Stanier      ( alan@essex.ac.uk ),
 % at Essex University Computer Service, Colchester, Essex CO4 3EA. England.

[edit] outbraces

 % oubraces.sty: Interleave \overbrace with \underbrace
 %                Donald Arseneau, 1993

[edit] patchcmd

 %%% ====================================================================
 %%% @LaTeX-doc-source-file{
 %%%   filename  = "patchcmd.dtx",
 %%%   version   = "1.03",
 %%%   date      = "2000/07/31",
 %%%   time      = "08:40:39 EDT",
 %%%   author    = "Michael J Downes",
 %%%   email     = "mjd@ams.org",
 %%%   abstract  = "Provides a way to add material at beginning or end of
 %%%                a macro's existing definition.",
 %%%   checksum  = "23183 222 932 7411",
 %%%   docstring = "The checksum field, produced by Robert Solovay's
 %%%                checksum utility, gives CRC-16 checksum, lines,
 %%%                words, and characters.",
 %%%  }
 %%% ====================================================================
jnovy license not clear from the above

[edit] pdf-trans

 % Version: 2.2
 % Author: Pawe/l Jackowski (P.Jackowski@gust.org.pl)
 % Public Domain
 


[edit] pl

 %%CreationDate: Thu Apr 13 18:00:00 2000
 %%VMusage: 1024 30789
 % Copyright (C) 1997 American Mathematical Society. All Rights Reserved. Adaptacja PL JMN 1997
 % ADL: 694 194 0
 %%EndComments
 %% Autor: Janusz Marian Nowacki, Grudzi/adz, e-mail: j.nowacki@gust.org.pl
spot Emailed janusz@jmn.pl about licensing issues, 2010-11-3

In METAFONT sources in the same package (fonts/source/public/pl/pl_dod.mf):

% This file belongs to the public domain under conditions similar to
% those of D. E. Knuth specified for the Computer Modern family of fonts.
% 
% In particular, only the authors are entitled to modify this file.
% 
% For details see either the file MEXINFO.POL or MEXINFO.ENG.

In mexinfo.eng (from the mex.doc package):

Rules
=====

The MeX package belongs to the public domain.

The MeX package may only be distributed in unchanged and complete form
including the files MEXINFO.ENG and MEXINFO.POL.
All the files constituting the MeX package are listed in the chapters
``Files'' and ``PL Fonts'' below.

Anyone who distributes the MeX package must obey one of the following
rules:
     1. there is no charge for distribution
or   2. the payment for the distribution of one diskette
        is not greater than the price of this diskette;
        in this case the distributor must make clear
        that this is a handling fee, not a license fee or purchase fee.

This package is distributed with no warranty of any sort.
The authors accept no responsibility for the consequences of using this
software.

Each user must comply with all conditions specified by D. E. Knuth
regarding the use of TeX, METAFONT and related software.

The fonts and MeX were written by Bogusław Jackowski and Marek Ryćko. No email addresses were specified in their documentation.

[edit] ps2pkm

 /* Copyright International Business Machines,Corp. 1991
  * All Rights Reserved
  *
  * License to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software
  * and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is
  * hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice
  * appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and
  * this permission notice appear in supporting documentation,
  * and that the name of IBM not be used in advertising or
  * publicity pertaining to distribution of the software without
  * specific, written prior permission.
  *
  * IBM PROVIDES THIS SOFTWARE "AS IS", WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES
  * OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
  * LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
  * FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF
  * THIRD PARTY RIGHTS.  THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND
  * PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ANY DUTY TO SUPPORT
  * OR MAINTAIN, BELONGS TO THE LICENSEE.  SHOULD ANY PORTION OF
  * THE SOFTWARE PROVE DEFECTIVE, THE LICENSEE (NOT IBM) ASSUMES
  * THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL SERVICING, REPAIR AND CORRECTION.  IN
  * NO EVENT SHALL IBM BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR
  * CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING
  * FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF
  * CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT
  * OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS
  * SOFTWARE.
  */

[edit] recipe

 % Recipe class; intended to be used to produce a ``book
 % of recipes---so that loads book.cls .  This file is in
 % the public domain, and comments/additions/modifications
 % are welcomed to be EMailed to me, i.e. to:
 %
 % Author: Maurizio Loreti, aka MLO or (HAM) I3NOO
 % Work:   University of Padova - Department of Physics
 %         Via F. Marzolo, 8 - 35131 PADOVA - Italy
 % Phone:  ++39(49) 827-7216     FAX: ++39(49) 827-7102
 % EMail:  loreti@padova.infn.it
 % WWW:    http://mvxpd5.pd.infn.it/wwwcdf/mlo.html
 
spot - Emailed Maurizio_Loreti@gmail.com - 2011-01-25 (BOUNCED)
spot - Emailed mlo@foobar.it - 2011-01-25

[edit] script

 % script.sty -- by Frank Neukam  (01 Dec 1993)
 % based on Leslie Lamport's report and book styles.

[edit] sfheader

 % Author: Maurizio Loreti, aka MLO or (HAM) I3NOO
 % Work:   University of Padova - Department of Physics
 %         Via F. Marzolo, 8 - 35131 PADOVA - Italy
 % EMail:  loreti@padova.infn.it
spot - Emailed Maurizio_Loreti@gmail.com - 2011-01-25 (BOUNCED)
spot - Emailed mlo@foobar.it - 2011-01-25

[edit] shadbox

 %    17 Mar 1996
 %    Glazkov D.A.
 %    e-mail: glazkov@sci.lpi.msk.su
 %
 %    117924 Moscow, Leninsky Prosp. 53
 %    P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute of
 %    Russian Academy of Sciences
 %             RUSSIA

[edit] shade

 %%% SHADE.mf
 %%% Font SHADE for use with SHADE.TEX/STY
 %%% -------------------------------------------------------------------------
 %%% Version 1 - March 21, 1993
 %%% Peter Schmitt, Institute of Mathematics, University of Vienna
 %%%                Strudlhofgasse 4, A-1090 Wien, Austria
 %%%         e-mail A8131DAL@helios.edvz.univie.ac.at
 %%%                schmitt@awirap.bitnet
 %%% -------------------------------------------------------------------------

[edit] setspace

 %%%     filename        = "setspace.sty",
 %%%     version         = "6.7",
 %%%     date            = "Fri 1 December 2000",
 %%%     time            = "17:49 UT+11",
 %%%     author          = "Geoffrey Tobin",
 %%%     address         = "Department of Electronic Engineering
 %%%                        Faculty of Science and Technology
 %%%                        La Trobe University
 %%%                        Bundoora VIC 3086
 %%%                        Australia",
 %%%     email           = "G.Tobin@latrobe.edu.au (Internet)",
 %%%     telephone       = "(+ 613) 9479-3736",
 %%%     FAX             = "(+ 613) 9479-3025",
 %%%     supported       = "yes",
 %%%     archived        = "CTAN",
 %%%     distribution    = "freely redistributable",
 

[edit] shuffle

 %%  ----------------------------------------------------------------
 %%  A symbol for the shuffle product
 %%  Metafont symbol by Julian Gilbey (in public domain)
 %%  Documentation by Antoine Lejay
 %%  Released in the public domain
 %%  ----------------------------------------------------------------
 

[edit] srcltx

 %% This package is in the public domain. It comes with no guarantees
 %% and no reserved rights. You can use or modify this package at your
 %% own risk.
 %% Originally written by: Aleksander Simonic
 %% Current maintainer: Stefan Ulrich <stefanulrich@users.sourceforge.net

--Mjg Basically obsoleted by -src-specials and the new -sync-tex feature

[edit] startex

 Copyright
 ---------
 
 These files are in the public domain. This means that you can do what
 you like with them, but I ask that if you redistribute modified files,
 you clearly indicate the alterations made.
 These files are provided in the hope that they will be useful, but no
 guarantee is made. I will, however, strive to correct any errors
 reported.
 Oslo, 11th March 1999
 Dag Langmyhr
 Dept of Informatics
 University of Oslo
 dag@ifi.uio.no
 

[edit] tex-ps

 % AUTHORS' COORDINATES:
 %   BOP s.c.
 %   ul. Piastowska 70, 80-363 Gda\'nsk, Poland
 %   tel./fax +48 58 553-46-59
 %   email: bop@bop.com.pl
 %
 % VERSION 0.75, 15.06.2000
 % Public domain
 

[edit] titlepic

 Author: Thomas ten Cate
 License: Public Domain
 

[edit] treetex

 % This is file treetex.tex of TreeTeX, Version 2.1 (May 23, 1989).
 % For changes search for "vs. 2.1".
 % 
 % TreeTeX is a public domain macro package for drawing
 % trees with TeX. It may be freely distributed, provided
 % that the following files are kept together:
 %  
 %   classes.tex, l_pic.tex, readme, tree_doc.aux, tree_doc.bbl
 %   tree_doc.dvi, tree_doc.tex, treetex.tex
 % 
 % Copyright is with Anne Brueggemann-Klein and Derick Wood. 
 % Print tree_doc.dvi to get more information about TreeTeX.
 % 
 % All remarks, bug reports etc. should be directed to
 % 
 %   Dr. Anne Brueggemann-Klein
 %   Institut fuer Informatik
 %   Rheinstr. 10--12
 %   7800 Freiburg, West Germany
 % 
 %   email: abk@sun1.ruf.uni-freiburg.dbp.de
 

[edit] twoinone

jnovy no license info found

[edit] uaclasses

 %% Except where otherwise indicated this code was originally written
 %% by, and continues to be maintained by, Marcel Oliver. It is released
 %% into the public domain.
 %% Where otherwise indicated, code is covered by the licensing terms of
 %% the original packages.
 %% The above statement was added 2009/01/05 by Clea F. Rees on behalf
 %% of the author.
 %%
 %% File ua-classes.dtx by Marcel Oliver

[edit] vector

 %% Copyright (C) 1994 by Nick Efford
 %%
 %% This file is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 %% but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 %% MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

[edit] vruler

 %   VERTICAL RULERS 2.3 Oct 1996 for Latex 2.09 or 2e, plain TeX, amsTeX
 %            by  Zhuhan JIANG, University of New England, Australia NSW 2351.
 %                Email: zhuhan@neumann.une.edu.au

[edit] wadalab

 %Copyright: Created by Gernot Hassenpflug,aikishugyo@gmail.com, with
 %Copyright:  FontForge 2.0 (http://fontforge.sf.net) under the GPL
 %Copyright:  license Version 2 or higher (see
 %Copyright:  http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html).
 %Copyright:
 %Copyright:  The fonts are derived from the Wadalab Gothic fonts
 %Copyright:  licensed under DFSG-free license
 %Copyright:  (ftp://ftp.dante.de/pub/tex/support/ghostscript/3rdparty/fonts/kanji/README.nihongo),
 %Copyright:  with modifications by the wftodm patch by Werner Lemberg
 %Copyright:  licensed under GPL. The resulting Type 1 font file
 %Copyright:  dgjkata.pfb was used as the basis for these half-width
 %Copyright:  katakana fonts.

[edit] ytex

 % Copyright (c) 1985, 1986 Daniel C. Brotsky.  All rights reserved.
 % The yTeX macros.  Written and maintained by DCB@MIT-AI.ARPA
 % Questions, suggestions, bug reports by net mail to BUG-YTEX@MIT-AI.ARPA


[edit] xetex-pstricks

 This work is provided in the hope that it may be useful, but without warranty
 of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the
 implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
 
 This work may be distributed, used and modified freely.
 

[edit] xmlplay

 The plays of Shakespeare have been marked up by Jon Bosak. This xmltex
 package attempts to typeset them. The plays themselves can be got from
   http://www.oasis-open.org/cover/bosakShakespeare200.html
 You will also need the `play' latex class, from CTAN.
 This is an experimental package. Feel free to improve it as you see fit.
 There are a number of shortcomings with this package (but I'm not going to
 tell you what they are and spoil the fun!).  Let me know how you get on.
         James <mapdn@csv.warwick.ac.uk