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Re: Copyproblem on some fonts I intend to package

On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 03:30:08PM +1100, Chanop Silpa-Anan wrote:
> And many people claim that they are in public domain but I couldn't
> find any copyright statement for these fonts.

Public domain wouldn't have to have a copyright statement -- just a
statement that they're in the public domain.  You can put whatever
copyright statement you like on public domain stuff.

> These fonts are quite old. I think they are created around 92-95. I
> have problem in contacting original author.

If agreement seems to be universal that they're in the public domain,
and distribution is usually accompanied by a similar statement, it's
probably safe to assume that this is true.  [Without contrary evidence,
you have to trust..]


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