[Scribus] font management

Marvin Dickens marvindickens
Sun Apr 17 19:47:15 CEST 2005

On Sunday 17 April 2005 01:05 am, Craig Ringer wrote:
> Bart Alberti wrote:
> >I applaud this thread. I have used the links on the site to download e.g.
> >Manfred klien's fonts (many, not all); but the recommended Corel Draw (Bit
> >stream really) are NOT (?) available as they are copyright. Yes/no?
> Most fonts are subject to copyright, including freely downloadable and
> open source fonts. However, the Corel ones are distributed under a
> proprietary license that does not permit redistribution.
> This is an important distinction to understand as an open source
> software user.

True. Also, it is note worthy to point out that using gpl licensed fonts
in a document makes the document a derived work of the font and
therefore, subject to the gpl.



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