[scribus] Font licenses/restrictions.
john at wexfordpress.com
Tue Mar 8 16:21:02 CET 2011
On Tuesday 08 March 2011 10:05:56 Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 03/08/2011 08:57 AM, John Culleton wrote:
> > On Tuesday 08 March 2011 08:36:57 Gregory Pittman wrote:
> >> On 03/08/2011 08:24 AM, John Culleton wrote:
> >>> Scribus comes with among other things some fonts. Are these
> >>> unrestricted for commercial use? I assume so but thought I
> >>> would check.
> >> I am pretty certain that all of these have no restrictions
> >> whatsoever. If you have any doubts, you might use fontmatrix to
> >> view the licenses.
> >> Greg
> > Is this accessible from Scribus or must it be separately
> > downloaded?
> > I have 1.4.0rc2 and 1.5.0 dated March 6.
> no, fontmatrix is separate -- not sure about its availability on
> Slackware, yet probably easily compiled.
I found it, compiled it with no options, and am using it to scan fonts
in my /usr/share/fonts directory. The first use was very slow.
Apparently it did some pump-priming step in the background. After that
it ran at normal speed.
I have copied some of the pertinent TeX, Ghostscript etc. fonts over
This makes them available to Scribus as well as xetex.
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