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Re: Preparation of Debian GNU/Linux 3.0r2 (II)

At Thu, 20 Nov 2003 07:44:48 -0600,
John Hasler wrote:
> gotom writes:
> > In addition, font right is like "design right", not intellectual
> > property.
> Please explain "design right".

In this sentence, I emphasized that font right is not intellectual
property.  And I described: "_like_ design right".

At least in Japan, there is design right (if your don't know, try to
find in google).

However, font right is hard problem.  Currently there is no definitive
law or right in Japan.  "copyright" or "design right" is closer than
intellectual property, but copyright is difficult to apply for fonts,
and fonts may not be registered under design right.  But font vendor
have appealed that fonts should be protected under appropriate law.
This complicated situation makes this issue more difficult.

-- gotom

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