Re: GNOME Font Copyright
On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 03:02:26PM -0500, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> Apparently, the fonts donated to GNOME by Bitstream are now available.
> The current "beta-test" license is clearly non-free, but they are
> proposing a license for the final release which seems to be DFSG-free.
> I've included the license text below. Is this DFSG-free? If not, what
> changes need to be made? It seems that this is a draft, so we might be
> able to lobby for adjustments.
> The big problem that glares out at me is the "cannot sell by itself"
> clause. I vaguely remember that d-legal considers that to be a silly
> restriction that has no effect on freeness, but I could be wrong.
> The Font Software may be sold as part of a larger software package but
> no copy of one or more of the Font Software typefaces may be sold by
Seems to pass the "aggregate" bit clearly enough.
I wonder how it's possible to more than one thing "by itself" ...