Robin Fairbairns <[log in to unmask]> writes:

> people (notably between author an publisher), it's nothing.  there are
> plenty of competing formats for such interchange.

Many of those competing formats are far worse, especially when
weighted by volume, but might it not be conceded that some are
better for such interchange?   \smiley;

Question:  Would a reconciliation with FSF and Debian on the "free"
issue make it possible for standard LaTeX to be distributed with more
GNU/Linux systems?   Is LPPL obstructing distribution that we would
like to see?

                                    -- Bill