Re: Public domain fonts?
On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 09:16:12AM +0100, Edmund GRIMLEY EVANS wrote:
> A spouse might have some kind of special authority, but a random
> descendent can't claim to have a more authoritative knowledge of the
> author's intentions than anyone else in the world, so there's no
> reason anyone should take any particular interest in the descendent's
> interpretation. That's what I meant.
In the U.S., after the death of the copyright holder, copyright is
controlled by whoever inherits it. Copyright eventually expires, but
that won't make a difference for a long, long time.