contributing new font package for xorg

Ely Levy elylevy-xserver at
Fri Aug 12 02:44:52 PDT 2005

On Fri, 12 Aug 2005, Edward G.J. Lee wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 12, 2005, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Gwe, 2005-08-12 at 11:30 +0800, Edward G.J. Lee wrote:
> > >   Did your document(ps, pdf...) with MS[Adobe]'s font embedded will
> > >   affect your document's license?
> >
> > Yes. Of course it does. You need permission to redistribute the embedded
> > font
>   Sure, you need the permission.:)
>   I mean the license of the embedded font cannot change the
>   document's license. There are two subject matter of court
>   action.
Well it seems not all lawyers/ people agree with you about that,
It never got to court though so you might decide if you want to take the
risk and lets say release your new ebook PDF with GPL fonts and find out
later in court if it doesn't mean everyone can freely distrbute your


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