[Fontconfig] Using MS licenses

Juliusz Chroboczek jch at pps.jussieu.fr
Tue Jan 11 23:39:29 EST 2005

> [The Microsoft Core Fonts] can't be included in a Linux distribution,
> but anyone can make them available for free as long as the license 
> is obeyed.

AFAIK, they can be distributed, but only verbatim.  Hence, a Linux
distribution could include them, but would have to cabextract them on
the fly.

If you're using Debian, the msttcorefonts package will automatically
grab them off the web and configure your system to use them.


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