[OpenFontLibrary] Adobe Font licenses

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Mon Nov 10 18:17:02 PST 2008

I know a while ago Adobe Utopia was discussed as something  which could be 
modified and used as an open font...What about Helvetica?
Adobe Helvetica
Copyright 1984-1989, 1994 Adobe Systems Incorporated. Copyright 1988, 1994  
Digital Equipment Corporation. 
Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated which may be registered in 
 certain jurisdictions. Permission to use these trademarks is hereby granted 
only  in association with the images described in this file.  
Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute and sell this software and its  
documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that  
the above copyright notices appear in all copies and that both those 
copyright  notices and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation, and 
that  the names of Adobe Systems and Digital Equipment Corporation not be used 
in  advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software 
without  specific, written prior permission. Adobe Systems and Digital Equipment  
Corporation make no representations about the suitability of this software for  
any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty. 
Seems pretty open / reusable, but the "without fee" may mean it can't be used 
 in commercial fonts? Or does it just mean Adobe / DEC won't charge you a  

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