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Re: Bug#325653: Please check draft font license for StixFonts - is it suitably free?

Le mardi 30 août 2005 à 14:19 +0100, Simos Xenitellis a écrit :
> >As it is, the license is clearly non-free. It could become free if, for
> >example, they let the right to modify existing glyphs if references to
> >"stix" are removed.
> >  
> >
> My belief is, this is exactly what Point 4 says. If the fonts are 
> "augmented" (changed; derivative work),
> quit the STIX reference (or similar, like Sticks, Steex,) and provide 
> your own name for them.
> Distribution is available as normally.

No. Point 4 makes an explicit reference to section 3b to define
"augmented". It means this clause is an additional restriction; it
doesn't give any right for a derivative work.

> >This is exactly why I added debian-legal as a CC, but you removed it in
> >your reply.
> >  
> I simply replied to the "325653@bugs.debian.org" address. I need to 
> learn more on this bugs system.
> I send this e-mail in personal, not to screw again the headers.

Please, keep the discussion on the debian-legal mailing list (which has
nothing to do with the bug tracking system) and stop answering
 .''`.           Josselin Mouette        /\./\
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