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Re: scalable-cyrfonts and font naming

On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 04:04:07PM -0700, Karl Berry wrote:
> 	Free Times, Free Helvetian, Free Helvetian Condensed, Free Courier, 
> 	Free Avant Garde, Free Paladin, Free Schoolbook, Free Bookman,
> 	Free Chancery, Teams and OldSlavic.
> Those names seem awfully generic, and there are some trademarks in
> there ... anyway ...

No, there is not trademark problem here.  I have checked this.  For 
example Times is a dictionary word so we are allowed to use this word in 
font names (I mean 'Times' is forbidden, but 'Free Times' is permited).  
On the other hand 'Palatino' is not a dictionary word, hence 'Paladin' 
is used instead of 'Palatino'.

>     Now that creates a clash that is sub-optimal.
> Not just suboptimal.  Completely unacceptable.  Conflicts would make
> both fonts sets unusable, in practice.

I am not specialist in TeX so I will trust in your decisions on this.

Anton Zinoviev

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