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Re: Fonts for distribution (was: Re: Request for assistance about terminus font




On 23/02/2006, at 1:22 AM, MJ Ray wrote:

md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri)
On Feb 22, MJ Ray <mjr@phonecoop.coop> wrote:
The OFL FAQ claims it follows the DFSG, but DDs disagree. See
http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2006/01/msg00454.html
And many others agree.

It seems fairly clear that forbidding API-compatibility is
troublesome. You appear to be the only DD agreeing with the FAQ
in that thread and you didn't post in the original review.
The gentium package maintainer also considers it non-free.
What lurkers support you by email in this case?

My original post was discussing the fonts I mentioned, as distro candidates, and asking for ideas on others. I know there are a lot of people with varied experience here, and I hoped we would share it and see what we could find out. Possibly, we could recommend some fonts for distro., to the appropriate decision-makers.

One of those open, let's-talk-about-this posts. :)

I am not sitting here with my finger on the Upload button.

from Clytie (vi-VN, Vietnamese free-software translation team / nhóm Việt hóa phần mềm tự do)
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