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From Herbert Duerr <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Apache Licensed Fonts (was Re: Font related questions)
Date Fri, 18 Nov 2011 07:39:42 GMT
On 18.11.2011 06:16, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> JFYI, Google released some AL2 fonts for Android:
> https://github.com/android/platform_frameworks_base/tree/master/data/fonts

This shows the need that fonts need to be available for bundling with 
Apache projects. In my opinion also the popular "Open Font License"
is suitable for that as its conditions fulfill the requirements of a 
category-A license.

What is the process for having the OFL (Open Font License)
http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?item_id=OFL_web
be recognized as a category-A license?

Which fonts can be bundled by an Apache project is not only an 
interesting topic for productivity apps targeting end users. It is also 
coming into focus for servers with the
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_Open_Font_Format

Herbert

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