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Boris Veytsman <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 22 Jul 2002 12:25:10 -0400
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> Date:         Mon, 22 Jul 2002 11:26:40 +0200
> From: Hans Aberg <[log in to unmask]>

> When Knuth dies, I figure that the copyright of TeX will be transferred to
> the estate of the deceased, and it will be up to the maintainers of this
> estate to decide what will happen with TeX: They may decide to respect the
> wishes epxressed by Knuth, or to do something else, like making TeX into a
> commercial product. Those that do not like what happens with TeX at that
> time may decide to challenge it in court.

AFAIK, Knuth transferred his trademark to American Mathematical
Society. As far as I know AMS is not going to disband any time soon.

Good luck


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