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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 I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin