Re: Licence for free ttf fonts - open source enough?
On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 12:55:14PM -0700, Walter Landry wrote:
> Why don't you ask him why he won't allow the alphanumerics to be
> altered? If it is just that he doesn't want people to make them ugly,
> and thus reflect badly on him, them he can put in a clause where
> derived works must be given a different name. Unfortunately, It
> sounds a little like he wants people to get improved fonts from him,
> for a fee. There may not be a way to free these fonts.
> Other than the modifcations part, I don't see any problem with the
> fonts going into main. They can certainly go into non-free as is.
There's also a clause about not changing the name. Since we have a
clause specifically permitting forcing a name change, I'd say that not
permitting a name change would be disallowed restricting modification.
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