[Pkg-fonts-devel] Nimbus Sans copyright?

Ralf Stubner ralf.stubner at web.de
Sun Jun 11 19:29:00 UTC 2006

On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 01:51 +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> In the typo3-src-3.7 package, I see another arial.ttf, which turns out
> to be Nimbus Sans L version 1.06. Does anyone know the copyright status
> of this font? The package also contains a nimbus.ttf.

A Type1 version of Nimbus Sans L was donated by URW to the GhostScript
project and can be found in the package gsfonts. License is GPL +
embedding clause. If the TTF was converted from this version, this
should be fine. There exists also a TTF version of Nimbus Sans L as part
of the GhostPCL project, which ia only available under the non-free


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