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Re: figlet fonts - GPL-ok?

On Mon, Aug 20, 2001 at 11:34:08AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> photography, and other visual works). Has there been a published
> decision that copyright doesn't apply to bitmap font?

There was a decision many, many years ago that essentially denied a
fontmaker's claim of copyright restrictions on fonts. One thing to keep in
mind, however, was that at the time of this decision fonts were still just
little metal blocks with raised areas intended to mechanically typeset text.
I can dig up details if needed.

Brian Ristuccia

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