Free/Open Source fonts
gdk at redhat.com
Wed Sep 21 16:30:16 UTC 2005
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.
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