[OpenFontLibrary] Expat License
nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Sun Nov 16 23:37:55 PST 2008
Le dimanche 16 novembre 2008 à 18:16 -0600, Karl Berry a écrit :
> Since it has an advertising clause, it's kinda like the unmodified BSD
> Wrong. Expat (and many other licenses) say that a certain name must
> *not* be used in advertising. That is ok. The unmodified BSD was
> GPL-incompatible because it said a certain name must actively *be* used,
> which constitutes a "further restriction". The passive "name must not
> be used" does not.
Some people deem that even writing in DejaVu description that it is a
derivative of Bitstream Vera is forbidden by such "passive" rules.
I don't like them much. Mentioning a font history and original designer
should not be so dangerous.
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