[Clipart] clipart Digest, Vol 74, Issue 26
nicu_gfx at nicubunu.ro
Mon May 10 23:03:38 PDT 2010
On 05/11/2010 07:29 AM, Oleg Koptev wrote:
> I have question to someone strong in copyright issues.
> As we all know - some fonts are copyrighted and need to be paying when
> applies in commercial use cases.
> And OCAL rules from the other side allow any use of clipart.
> So I think my question is obvious - converted to paths or not - will
> some exotic and/or easily recognizable font lead to potential copyright
Read this: http://www.fsf.org/blogs/licensing/20050425novalis
I am not a lawyer, but I understand in the USA, where the project is
based, one can't copyright a font face, only the implementation. So a
text in a certain font converted to outlines should be OK (but again, IANAL)
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