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Re: The goose OpenType eggs holds...



2008/7/24 Dave Crossland <dave lab6 com>:
> 2008/7/24 Dave Crossland <dave lab6 com>:
>> 2008/7/24 Vasile Gaburici <vgaburici gmail com>:
>>> I suspect that their fonts are based on the visual designs, but not
>>> raw data of the URW fonts, otherwise GUST would be bound by the GPL,
>>
>> I think the GUST guys have infringed the GPL. Not 100% sure, but I think so :(
>
> Okay, I looked into it and it seems to be true.
> http://www.gust.org.pl/projects/e-foundry/tex-gyre/adventor/qag1.104bas.zip
> which has /doc/fonts/tex-gyre/README-TeX-Gyre-Adventor.txt which says:

In fact its even more explicit in that file:

"TeX Gyre Adventor is based on the URW Gothic L distributed under
GPL with Ghostscript."

and then

"The TeX Gyre Adventor family can be freely used and distributed
under the GUST Font License (see above) which is actually
an instance of the LaTeX Project Public License"

Madness! :-)


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