[Pkg-fonts-devel] About the licensing of URW Garamond No. 8

Nicolas Spalinger nicolas_spalinger at sil.org
Thu Apr 15 13:47:25 UTC 2010


>> But then I found this page
>>   http://www.advogato.org/person/raph/diary/257.html
>> which says
>>   By the way, URW did not donate these fonts under the GPL out of
>>   their own hearts. Artifex paid good money for them, and donated them
>>   out of a mix of self-interest and altruism.
>> So is may be easy to change the license to GPL, but you may want to
>> talk to Artifex, not URW++.
> TTBOMK previous attempts have not been successful, anybody is welcome to
> try again.
> Also IIRC GUST had derived a branch under LPPL. You may want to search
> for that. I don't recall the exact details.

Looks like the following page on tug.org has more details:


Nicolas Spalinger, NRSI volunteer
Debian/Ubuntu font teams / OpenFontLibrary

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