Re: Font license recommendation
- To: Lars.Hellstrom@math.umu.se
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- Subject: Re: Font license recommendation
- From: Boris Veytsman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2002 17:32:44 -0400
- Message-id: <200207282132.g6SLWiLJ016586@bilbo.localnet>
- In-reply-to: <email@example.com> (message from Lars Hellström on Sun, 28 Jul 2002 23:20:51 +0200)
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> Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2002 23:20:51 +0200
> From: Lars =?iso-8859-1?Q?Hellstr=F6m?= <Lars.Hellstrom@math.umu.se>
> What license should I use if I want to make a _font_ free software?
> Originally I was thinking about the GPL, but then it occurred to me that
> this could have unwanted contamination effects on documents that use the
> font. Public domain wouldn't guarantee an open source status.
It seems that you consider the inclusion of fonts to be the same as
linking of libraries. Then LGPL might be what you need.
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