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Re: [Pkg-fonts-devel] Open Font License 1.1 Released



On Sun,  4 Mar 2007 18:57:28 +0000 (GMT) MJ Ray wrote:

> Nicolas Spalinger <nicolas_spalinger@sil.org> wrote:
[...]
> > [...] Ever wondered why we had so few free/open fonts until there
> > was a good way to reach out to the font designer community with
> > something which makes sense to them?
> 
> Yes.  I felt it was mostly an education problem, not a case of there
> being anything wrong with GPL and MIT/Expat styles for fonts.

I agree: both GNU GPL v2 and Expat licenses could be used for fonts.
We should *not* draft a new license for every community we want to
reach, or otherwise the Free Software pool would get more and more
balkanized...

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