Liberations fonts from Red Hat

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Thu May 10 19:58:28 UTC 2007

chasd wrote:
> Excellent news.
> Should Fedora web sites, promotional documents, presentations, and 
> documentations use these fonts ?

These are just meant for compatibility with existent content that uses 
some of the popular Microsoft fonts. I wouldn't advocate using them 
anywhere by default.

> Is it a guideline that marketing materials only contain / use freely 
> licensed fonts ?

Definitely. If there any choice at all in the matter we should use fonts 
that have no or minimum restrictions.

> If Fedora decides to ship these fonts, it would be nice to have Embedded 
> OpenType and/or TrueDoc font files as part of the RPM package.

Let's see.


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