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

Read Roberts rroberts at adobe.com
Sun Apr 13 16:29:39 UTC 2014

I am working on this now, and the major legal hurdles have been cleared.
It may still be several months for all the paperwork to get done, but I
will have finished the development work within a week or two. Definitely
happening by August.

- Read Roberts 

On 4/13/14, 6:12 AM, "Bastien ROUCARIES" <roucaries.bastien at gmail.com>

>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
>> 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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