[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#492623: Bug#492623: ttf-liberation: Trademark prevents modifications

Faidon Liambotis paravoid at debian.org
Wed Jul 30 06:44:08 UTC 2008

Ian Jackson wrote:
>> Quoting the license:
> ...
>> If you modify the files, you must
>>  - Rename the fonts to remove any reference to Liberation
>>  - Not install the fonts as liberation
>>  - Rename the binary package and the source package
>>  - Change the description to remove all references to Liberation and
>>    Red Hat.
And much more importantly, a similar clause (albeit only for the 
"reserved font name") is present in the Open Font License, under which 
most of the free fonts are and which is accepted in Debian main.


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