contributing new font package for xorg (fwd)

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at
Thu Aug 11 08:35:37 PDT 2005

On 8/11/05, Alan Coopersmith <Alan.Coopersmith at> wrote:
> Jon Smirl wrote:
> > I also agree that there is a licensing mess when it comes to an app
> > embedding GPL fonts in a document. But Xorg does not provide any apps
> > that embed fonts.
> Xprint does, when generating PostScript at least (and probably also
> when generating PDF, but I've not looked at that code).

Ok, I forgot about that one. Does Xprint provide a clear UI to
indicate that you have permission to embed the font into the PS file?
Independent of the font GPL question that UI needs to be there in case
you have commercial fonts on your machine.

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at

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