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Re: RFS: pygame

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 2:44 AM, Ansgar Burchardt  wrote:
>> Your changes look okay, but could you please document the copyright
>> holder and license for freesansbold.ttf[1]?
> Looks like lib/freesansbold.ttf constitutes a GPL violation since this
> is one of the fonts from the GNU FreeFont project, which is GPLed and
> the source code for it is Fontforge .sfd files, which are not
> available in pygame.

Debian's pygame package removes the original freesansbold.ttf file in
pygame's source and symlinks it to a system copy of freesansbold.ttf
(/usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefont/FreeSansBold.ttf) during the build
process (via an override target). This is why the python-pygame
package depends on ttf-freefont.


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