New CTAN item: literat package

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Mon Aug 20 17:01:15 CEST 2007

Vladimir Volovich wrote:

> the literat package contains the "Lireraturnaya" family of fonts
> released under non-commercial, but non-free (in the sense of DFSG),
> license at the end of 1990s. I wrote TeX support files for these fonts
> back then, and this package was included into TeX Live, but a recent
> license audit uncovered that they should probably not be distributed
> as part of TeX Live, until the license on the font files will be
> liberated, because TeX Live follows DFSG as a definition of the free
> license.
> Therefore, i upload them to CTAN, to make them more easily available,
> and installable by e.g. the "getnonfreefonts" script.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the fonts and made a catalogue
entry for them.

Interested users may view the catalogue entry at
or they may download the package from

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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