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Re: [Richard Braakman <dark@debian.org>] roxen-fonts-iso8859-1_0-1_i386.changes REJECTED

Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org> writes:

   >>>>> "Ben" == Ben Pfaff <pfaffben@pilot.msu.edu> writes:

       Ben> Adam Di Carlo <aph@debian.org> writes:
       >>>>>> "Turbo" == Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@nocrew.org> writes:
       Turbo> I really need to know what to do with this... Idonex have
       Turbo> no intresst in these tarballs, and one person on the Roxen
       Turbo> list claimed that there is no need for a copyright on
       Turbo> font's...

       Ben>    That's absurd.  Fonts are copyrightable like any work is.

       Ben> No.  In the US at least fonts themselves are not
       Ben> copyrightable.  However digitized fonts *are* copyrightable.

   Soo... ? Conclusion please? What do I do?

Well, I was just pointing out that the person on the Roxen list was
wrong.  You're dealing with digitized fonts, which are copyrightable.
You have to respect their authors' wishes with regard to them.

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