[Fedora-legal-list] Concerns over SIF OFL

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Mar 6 19:18:40 UTC 2009


Richard Fontana wrote:
> On Sat, 07 Mar 2009 00:30:52 +0530
> Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> 
>> Bruce Perens comments on some loopholes with OFL that allows anyone
>> to use fonts licensed under them as public domain equivalent. Since
>> Fedora has been recommending it over all other font licenses, maybe
>> Red Hat legal should look into it
>>
>> http://lwn.net/Articles/319537/
> 
> We've already looked at this.  I do not agree with Bruce's reading of
> the license. 
> 
> FWIW I think Fedora is correct in recommending the OFL.  It is not
> perfect, but I am unaware of any existing free license for fonts that is
> better. 

Ok, great. Thank you.

Rahul




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