[Pkg-fonts-devel] otf-yozvox-yozfont and its Reserved Font Names

Nicolas Spalinger nicolas_spalinger at sil.org
Wed Jan 13 13:32:10 UTC 2010

Hideki Yamane wrote:
> Hi Nicolas,
> On Tue, 5 Jan 2010 09:43:04 +0900
> Hideki Yamane <henrich at debian.or.jp> wrote:
>>> Copyright (c) 2009-10-23, Y.Oz (Y.OzVox) (http://yozvox.web.infoseek.co.jp),
>>>  with Reserved Font Name Y\.?OzFont[0-9A-Za-z]* (with Bold and/or Italic).
>>> Regexps in the Reserved Font Names is really going much too far...
>>> Instead the name(s) the author wishes to reserve should be spelled out
>>> clearly. The word is the unit for names to be reserved.
>>> Could you please talk about it with upstream?
>  Now he changes its Reserved Name as below. 
>> Copyright (c) 2010-01-11, Y.Oz (Y.OzVox) (http://yozvox.web.infoseek.co.jp),
>> with Reserved Font Name "Y.OzFont" and "YOzFont".
>  Is it okay that reserving two names?

Yes, this is much more clear and readable to designers who may want to
branch off this open font.

Thanks for your efforts in this too :-)


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

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