contributing new font package for xorg (fwd)

Ely Levy elylevy-xserver at
Thu Aug 11 12:51:27 PDT 2005

According to the FSF FAQ and few other sources it means your entire
PDF becomes GPL as it "derive" from GPL material
I'm not a lawyer to know if its true or not
But surly it's one of the most important thing to check.

On Thu, 11 Aug 2005, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:

> >>>>> "JS" == Jon Smirl <jonsmirl at> writes:
> JS> Could we satisfy the GPL by including it in the comments and
> JS> providing a comment with a URL back to Xorg where the source can
> JS> be downloaded?
> Are the actual mechanics of font embedding such that the process could
> be considered to be "mere aggregation"?  It doesn't seem terribly
> different from just making a tarball of the PDF and necessary fonts.
>  - J<
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