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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][awt] Default fonts needed for headless support (was Re:[contributions][awt] Font library)
Date Tue, 17 Jul 2007 07:28:10 GMT
So we can use it in Harmony. Great!
This will solve a number of problems for us.

Thanks a lot for your help, guys!

SY, Alexey

2007/7/17, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>:
> On Jul 16, 2007, at 4:01 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
> > Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> >> On Jul 16, 2007, at 3:02 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
> >>> On Mon, 2007-07-16 at 17:33 +0400, Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> >>>> 2007/7/16, Dmitriy Matveev <matveev.dmitriy@gmail.com>:
> >>>>> We can take this bundle of fonts as a variant:
> >>>>> http://dejavu.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
> >>>>>
> >>>>> License is there:
> >>>>> http://dejavu.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/License
> >>>> Is it possible to include these fonts to Harmony?
> >>
> >> It is a reworded Apache 1.1 license with one additional clause
> >>
> >>    The Font Software may be sold as part of a larger software
> >>    package but no copy of one or more of the Font Software
> >>    typefaces may be sold by itself.
> >>
> >> which has no impact on us or anyone who redistributes our packages.
> >> That means it is okay provided that the license is added to our
> >> product's LICENSE file noting what it applies to.
> >
> > Isn't this an additional restriction over and above the terms of AL2?
>
> Only when it is sold as an individual typeface.  It does not restrict
> our software in any way.
>
> > My understanding of our position (and I would be more than happy to be
> > corrected on this) is that anything we include should not be more
> > restrictive than AL2.
>
> It isn't more restrictive when it is included.
>
> > As I understand AL2, I can take any element (or elements) of an Apache
> > distribution, package it/them however I like and (providing I meet the
> > redistribution requirements of section AL2.4) sell them for as much as
> > I can get away with.
>
> No.  You can take anything licensed by the ASF in that way.  These
> fonts are not licensed by the ASF.
>
> > These don't appear to be compatible. Where have I got it wrong?
>
> It is not our software.  Compatible means that we can safely and
> legally distribute our software in combination with theirs, which
> we can under that license, and that the resulting package as a
> whole can be redistributed under terms no more restrictive than
> the Apache License terms.  That clause does not restrict our
> packages.
>
> ....Roy
>
>
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