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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] nonfsdg page and adobe cmap

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] nonfsdg page and adobe cmap
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 21:17:31 +0930

On Tue, 14 Sep 2010 11:11:33 +0200
Henry Jensen <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello,
> On Mon, 13 Sep 2010 21:20:44 +0200
> Sam Geeraerts <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Karl Goetz wrote:
> > > hi all,
> > > nonfsdg lists the adobe cmap files files non-free. according to
> > > , they
> > > have been freed. should we update the page to mention that?
> > 
> > I vote yes. Is this also true for older versions of the CMap files?
> > Not very clear to me from reading the bug report.
> Objection. Not all CMap file are free as of the latest version 8.71,
> see below. Accordingly this files are not part of GNU Ghostscript
> (GNU Ghostscript 8.71.1 was released a few days ago).

Does Ghostscript include cmap files as they are freed by adobe?

> Some files may be freed, but not all. So I see no reason remove the
> issue from the list.

It doesn't need to be removed, just updated to point out that its been
freed (or a greater portion is freed), and that you may like to include
the package after cleaning it.

> /usr/share/ghostscript/8.71/Resource/CMap$ grep "that the contents of
> this file are not altered" * |cut -d: -f1 90ms-RKSJ-UCS2
> 90pv-RKSJ-UCS2
> 90pv-RKSJ-UCS2C
(trim list)

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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