[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#665334: Adobe font hinting

Bastien ROUCARIES roucaries.bastien at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 13:12:57 UTC 2014

What is the status of the autohinting license for fonts ?


On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 6:11 PM, Read Roberts <rroberts at adobe.com> wrote:
> Hello Bastian;
> I am the person would would address any problems in the Adobe 'autohint'
> program. However, I'm not sure what issue you are referencing. I have on
> file a request from Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> to make
> the MM subsrs OpenSource, so that FontForge can build MM fonts. I do plan
> to make the AFDKO OpenSource, and would include the MM subrs, as well as
> the autohint code. This is currently scheduled for late 2013, but could
> easily slip for another 6 months.
> Bets regards,
>  Read Roberts

Any news
> On 12/9/12 6:40 AM, "Bastien ROUCARIES" <roucaries.bastien at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>Dear read,
>>Any new of the relicencing effort of font hinting at adobe.
>>This problem is more important than we think at first time. A lot of
>>debian fonts are affected, even ghostscript one.
>>Who is the person what we should contact at adobe ?

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