Re: [tex-live] Re: License of fonts included in X.org sources
Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 08:21:08PM +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Maybe it is sufficient to find someone at X.org who is willing to care
>> about the legal stuff. It is a great advantage that Thanh found
>> someone at Adobe who remembers.
> It may have been granted to:
> * the defunct MIT-based X Consortium,
> * directly to The Open Group,
> * X.Org as part of TOG,
> * X.Org Foundation.
> All the XOF people swear that they haven't heard of it. If it's
> trapped in XC, then we're stuffed. If it's deep within the annals of
> TOG, then they don't know about it on a surface inspection, and it
> would take absolutely ages to find out either way. If it's within
> TOG-X.Org, then no-one who was around during those days knows about it,
> so it's likely been lost.
> See the problem?
Perhaps Thanh's man from Adobe can track down the original Adobe paperwork,
which would say who it was granted to (and what was granted). That seems
like the most promising route.