[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#776273: Bug#776273: Bug#776273: [googlefonts-discuss] sfd files for Play font

Dave Crossland dave at lab6.com
Sat Oct 3 13:50:17 UTC 2015

On 3 October 2015 at 03:57, Paul Wise <pabs at debian.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 3, 2015 at 10:26 AM, Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> > Am Freitag, den 02.10.2015, 07:27 -0600 schrieb Dave Crossland:
> >> The official name is the rfn name; that's why the maintainer reserved
> >> the name. The distros need to rename or get permission. Same as
> >> Firefox.
> >
> > So, I am currently rebuilding the Cantarell fonts from the provided
> > .sfd sources for the fonts-cantarell Debian package without renaming
> > the font. Am I thus violating its license?
> According to the Debian copyright information, there is no RFN
> (reserved font name) so I don't think so.
> http://metadata.ftp-master.debian.org/changelogs/main/f/fonts-cantarell/unstable_copyright

Correct; I don't think RFN is a good idea; I think trademarks is sufficient
for those who want name control.

There are essentially 2 versions of the OFL, with and without RFN.
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