contributing new font package for xorg

Edward G.J. Lee edt1023 at
Thu Aug 11 20:30:07 PDT 2005

On Thu, Aug 11, 2005, Ely Levy wrote:
> GPLing fonts means that every document that puts the fonts inside it
> would be GPLed as well (certain pdfs some level of ps and other kind of
> docs do that). that can cause major legal issues with articals or books
> someone decide to sell in pdf format.
> Ironicly enough it also mean that GFDL licensed doc using GPL fonts
> would break both GPL and GFDL (fun no?:)
> Ely Levy

  Did your document(ps, pdf...) with MS[Adobe]'s font embedded will
  affect your document's license?

  License has its range of the legal effect, it can't beyond the
  right not belong to it(or him, the copyright holder).

  The document and embedded font itself are two subject matter, so
  the license of two target cannot affect each other, IMHO.


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