contributing new font package for xorg

Edward G.J. Lee edt1023 at
Fri Aug 12 04:08:42 PDT 2005

On Fri, Aug 12, 2005, Ely Levy wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Aug 2005, Edward G.J. Lee wrote:
> >   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
> book:)

  That's true. But all license has its risk too.:)

  And that's why we need legal theory. So I don't think the copyright
  holder of [GPLed]font has right to affect the document license
  that hold by another people.

  Unfortunately, my many documents were under the GFDL and used GPLed
  fonts. :)


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