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Re: STIX Font License

On Sun, 22 Jan 2006, Francesco Poli wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Jan 2006 02:47:16 -0800 Don Armstrong wrote:
> >      4. If the Fonts are augmented pursuant to Section 3(b), the name
> >         used to denote the resulting fonts set shall not include the
> >         term ___STIX___ or any similar term, and any distribution or
> >         sale of the resulting fonts set must be free of charge unless
> >         the work is distributed or sold as part of a larger software
> >         package.
> [...]
> > Likely to be DFSG Free, but problematic.
> I don't agree that this clause is DFSG-free.
> It says that the name of an augmented font cannot *include* the term
> STIX or *any similar* term.

My statement applies to section 5 which you elided, not section 4,
which I didn't even bother to address (beyond the part which gets
addressed in section 5.)

Don Armstrong

Fate and Temperament are two words for one and the same concept.
 -- Novalis [Hermann Hesse _Demian_]

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