Re: OFF: Free Software
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 1, 1999, 19:09|
Paul Bennett scripsit:
> *I* just volunteered to produce fonts for free (as have others in this list),
Sorry, I thought you were saying you *would* volunteer if you had the
skills: quite a different statement.
> with the one caveat (in my case) that *as yet* my ability isn't very good, so
> the results may be a bit shabby, and take a rather long time to produce. The
> one problem is getting copyright-free source material, and if I could draw
> freehand or find a source in the public domain, I'd churn out one free font a
> month, at least.
As others have pointed out, fonts themselves are not copyrightable.
Note that there is now a fairly complete fixed-with X font:
(I can't find the URL at present).
John Cowan email@example.com
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