For Approval: IPA Font License v1.0

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Feb 25 12:41:23 UTC 2009

yuko.noguchi at wrote:
> How best should IPA address the distribution of the native file?
> 1) would it be better to mandate that, if you ever have a native file,
> you should distribute such native file;  or,
> 2) would it be sufficient to ask that, if you ever have a native file,
> you may (or are recommended to) distribute the native file.

This is a technical issue.  It should not be spelled out in the license.
 It would be like saying, "If you have configure scripts, you should
distribute them.  If not, you don't have to".  But it is a mistake to
say only certain parts of the source "count" as source.

Matt Flaschen

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