contributing new font package for xorg

Alan Cox alan at
Sun Aug 14 06:38:38 PDT 2005

On Sul, 2005-08-14 at 12:40 +0100, Andrew Clayton wrote:
> > the document doesn't work without the font. Derivate works is a murky
> > area but that doesn't strike me as one. How is it different to using GPL
> > libraries or at an abstract level from pasting a picasso into your
> > picture and claiming its not derivative of picasso's work. Or perhaps
> > putting a small piece by another composer into your work.
> Would putting the font under the LGPL make any difference in all this?

LGPL changes the rules for how linkage affects the document, but it
doesn't change the fact some combinations would be problematic or the
need to include offers, font source etc which make a document unworkable

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