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Re: Free/Open Source fonts



On Wed, 21 Sep 2005, Alex Maier wrote:

> Fonts--whether protected by copyright or not--are open source by
> nature, as everyone can see how they are made and make their own with
> suitable tools.

Try duplicating some big design agency's font exactly and passing it off
as your own, and see how true that statement actually is.  :)
 
> Taking a copyright-protected font for the artwork will not conflict
> the open source values of Fedora.

I don't think it's quite that simple.

That said, can someone point to a good, definitive repository of "open
source fonts"?  It might be nice to see what the open options are, anyway.

--g

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