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Re: Free/Open Source fonts



On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 18:24 +0200, 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.

That's just not the case.  There's a reason Ariel has very slight
differences from Helvetica, and it's not that MS didn't think Helvetica
looked right.  It's also not that they couldn't figure out how to copy
it.

> Taking a copyright-protected font for the artwork will not conflict
> the open source values of Fedora.

I think it's reasonable to use a copyrighted font, yes.
-- 
  Peter


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