[racket-dev] Latex files

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sat Feb 19 09:46:44 EST 2011

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 8:22 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> At Fri, 18 Feb 2011 22:44:54 -0500, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
>> At least for the JFP file, it's pretty clearly a copyright violation
>> for us to distribute the file at all -- on the web page or elsewhere.
>> We'd have to download it from the CUP site.
>> For the ACM file, I emailed the contact email for the style file about
>> the license.
> Did you e-mail anyone at JFP, yet?

I have not, although one of the JFP editors is on this list :)

> Looking again, I can imagine reading the "jfp.cls" file Robby's way.
> The intent of "use" may be "produce a document", and the overall intent
> might permit redistribution of "jfp.cls" to others who are producing
> JFP documents.

That's certainly possible, but redistributing the file requires the
permission of the copyright holder, and the tone of the notice
suggests that they aren't very flexible about these things.
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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