On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Markus Kohm wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, 10. Juli 2002 17:17 hast du geschrieben:
> >
> > So I would much appreciate if the new license would allow translating
> > LaTeX classes.
> I wouldn't. Because instead of changing the dtx-files everybody can write a
> e.g. fenchbookdoc.tex with the translated description of book.cls. Most users
> doesn't need the implementation documentation and if they need it, they
> should understand english or is there a french translation of The TeXbook?

I don't know about a french translation of the TeXbook, but I agree with
Markus as the dtx file is actually part of the package and not just
documentation. After all, I don't think that files tex.web, mf.web
woulbe be the same with french/german/greek/spanish/whatever
translation of the original text...

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