[HarfBuzz] Re: [ft-devel] Relicensing HarfBuzz code from FreeType

David Turner david at freetype.org
Sun Feb 4 09:52:22 PST 2007

Hi Behdad,

On Sat, 03 Feb 2007 11:03:56 -0500, "Behdad Esfahbod" <behdad at behdad.org> said:
> Hi FreeType developers,
> We have a bit of a problem with the old OpenType Layout code ripped out
> of FreeType and called HarfBuzz these days.  The problem is that Pango
> is LGPL'ed, while HarfBuzz is GPL+FTL.

I don't understand. FreeType is GPL+FTL as well, and Pango as no problem using it.
Why would it be different with Harfbuzz ?


- David

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