contributing new font package for xorg

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Fri Aug 12 07:17:33 PDT 2005

Edward G.J. Lee wrote:
>   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.

They don't, but they have the right to only allow you to redistribute
their GPL'ed font if you choose to change the license, just as they
can't force you to change the license on your software, but can say
you are only allowed to redistribute it with their GPL'ed software
embedded if you do so.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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