[sugar] [laptop-accessibility] Royal National Institute for the Blind low-vision fonts now under GPL v3 - use in OLPC?

Jim Gettys jg
Tue Nov 27 18:52:01 EST 2007

Consider this a contact to John; I can draft something more formal if
need be; if so, I'll need his contact information...
                             - Jim

On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 22:58 +0000, Dave Crossland wrote:
> On 27/11/2007, Ivo Emanuel Gon?alves <justivo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 11/27/07, Dave Crossland <dave at lab6.com> wrote:
> > > The lack of the "Font Exception" as recommended by the FSF is a small
> > > worry, and I suggest contacting RNIB about this :)
> >
> > This is truly an important concern as without it, it would force every
> > document created with those fonts to be licensed under GPLv3.  Bad
> > idea when CC licenses are better for documents.
> >
> > Is anyone already in contact with the Institute regarding this matter?
> I've emailed John Gill (and again personally to him after my initial
> post here) but I expect if OLPC contacts RNIB that will have more
> weight :-)
Jim Gettys
One Laptop Per Child

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