[Openfontlibrary] looking for corefonts replacements,
how to replace?, and site search
moyogo at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 10:17:39 PDT 2007
On 4/12/07, Liam R E Quin <liam at holoweb.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 10:20 -0500, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > > > 2) I am looking for replacements for Microsoft Corefonts which are
> > > > TrueType fonts from Microsoft with WGL4 (Windows Glyph List 4) charset:
> > This is why I am looking for alternatives so I can suggest them to package
> > users.
> Be warned that typeface designs are subject to copyright in most non-US
> Western countries. So you can't just "re-implement" typeface designs.
> People will also have documents that use specific font names.
> A good compromise might be to ship a core set of fonts that cover
> your user's needs, and allow them to download the others, and also
> to provide a way for them to buy fonts when there are not free ($) ones.
A good subsitute would have original designs for glyphs but the same
metrics as the non-free font it aims to replace.
Denis Moyogo Jacquerye --- http://home.sus.mcgill.ca/~moyogo
Nkótá ya Kongó míbalé --- http://info-langues-congo.1sd.org/
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