contributing new font package for xorg (fwd)

Ely Levy elylevy-xserver at
Thu Aug 11 14:21:22 PDT 2005

When I started writing the wiki page I noticed there are a lot more
free fonts than I thought.
and they are scattered all over the web.
I'm starting to think that packaging them or even mirroring them
on one mine place might not be a bad idea at all
we could create a contrib/font directory something like
I don't know though if we'll want to put it up on cvs or just mirror the
packages or if we want to enable package out of them of just put them

Ely Levy
System group
Computer Science
Hebrew University
Jerusalem Israel

On Thu, 11 Aug 2005, Jon Smirl wrote:

> On 8/11/05, Alan Cox <alan at> wrote:
> > On Iau, 2005-08-11 at 11:35 -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > > 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.
> >

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