[Pkg-fonts-devel] STIX Fonts Beta Test Version Ready for Download
johnhalton at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 11:34:30 UTC 2007
On 01/11/2007, Francesco Poli <frx at firenze.linux.it> wrote:
> It seems to me that the license does not allow modifications to the base
> set of glyphs (not even through patch files for the source code, with
> the explicit permission to distribute what is built from modified source
> IMHO, this goes beyond what is permitted (as a compromise!) by DFSG#4.
> Moreover, the license forbids naming the resulting (modified) font with
> a string *including* the term "STIX" or *any similar term*.
> This restriction forbids an infinite class of names: any of the infinite
> set of names including any of the infinite set of terms similar to
> "STIX" ("STIX" itself or "STEEX" or "STYX" or "STICS" or "SHTIX" or
> "SSTIX" or "STHIX" or "SCHTIX" ...).
> Again, IMHO, this goes beyond what is permitted (as a compromise!) by
Agreed. Thanks for the clarification on the technical distinction.
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