For approval: SIL Open Font License 1.1
nicolas_spalinger at sil.org
Sun Nov 9 19:18:22 UTC 2008
Bruce Perens wrote:
> Matthew Flaschen wrote:
>> The average user has no idea how to distribute a font along-side. If
>> the font isn't embedded by default by the application, other options are
>> not going to occur to them.
> Not sure I agree, anyone can drag icons into a folder icon. But I'll
> give you a different example. User gives another user a copy of the
> fonts on a USB stick. Violates license.
Note that distribution without a fee is not restricted but rather
encouraged, but *selling by itself* is restricted. (permission #1).
A necessary compromise to satisfy designers which falls well within the
boundaries of OSD #1.
Nicolas Spalinger, NRSI volunteer
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