[Design-team] Wonderful news (was Re: Fedora Branding Fonts)

Luya Tshimbalanga luya at fedoraproject.org
Fri Jul 9 23:28:05 UTC 2010

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On 09/07/10 12:16 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-07-06 at 18:15 -0400, Máirín Duffy wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-07-02 at 14:02 -0400, Máirín Duffy wrote:
>>> Hi folks!
>>> I put together a wiki page on our Fedora font discussion from our team
>>> meeting on Tuesday:
>>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Design/Fedora_Branding_Fonts
>> At our team meeting today we decided to trial Comfortaa as the
>> headline/titling font and Droid Sans as the body text font.
>> I sent an email to Johan Aakerlund, the creator of Comfortaa, this
>> evening. The font is CC-BY-ND, which is not acceptable for inclusion in
>> Fedora. I asked him to consider OFL, CC-BY, or CC-BY-SA. Here's
>> hoping :)
> So! Johan told me he was very interested in us using Comfortaa and he
> has promised to change the font license to one compatible with Fedora as
> soon as he can. He's currently abroad on vacation (he should be back in
> a little over a week) and when he gets back he will start working on
> changing the license!
> ~m
Wowza! Excellent news! Glad to hear it as Comfortaa is really a great font.

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