[Pkg-fonts-devel] Open Font License 1.1 Released
frx at firenze.linux.it
Wed Feb 28 19:02:17 CET 2007
On Wed, 28 Feb 2007 07:37:18 +0100 Christian Perrier wrote:
> (please keep the crossposting.
> Quoting Nicolas Spalinger (nicolas_spalinger at sil.org):
> > Hi everyone,
> > I think this will be of interest to the Debian maintainers on this
> > list.
> > The Open Font License 1.1 is now released.
> What do the debian-legal people think about it?
> I have not followed discussions closely but the very few I have seen
> showed at least some debate.
The last thread on the OFL that I remember starts here:
It was about the OFL 1.1review2.
My conclusion was that works solely released under the terms of SIL
OPEN FONT LICENSE Version 1.1-review2, are DFSG-free, *if* their
Reserved Font Names are only names used in previous versions of the
> I guess that we now should know whether OFL licensed material would be
> considered as DFSG compliant or not. That will definitely determine if
> we, Debian font packages maintainers, encourage font authors to adopt
> OFL or not.
I see that the full license text has been posted to debian-legal for
review. I'll try to find the time to analyze it soon...
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..................................................... Francesco Poli .
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