Dnia Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 01:52:34PM +0000, Bruce D\\\'Arcus napisał(a): > Marcin Borkowski <mbork <at> atos.wmid.amu.edu.pl> writes: > > > > > Dnia Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 05:14:49PM -0600, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي > حامد napisał(a): > > > On Tue, 24 Mar 2009 09:27:09 -0600, Bruce D'Arcus > > > <bdarcus.lists <at> gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > >c) that there's no reason at all to make a distinction between free > > > >and professional fonts in such a repository > > > > > > I absolutely agree with Bruce on this point > > > > And I strongly disagree. A repository of that kind would be a great > > idea, but at least one column in the table (price, or just "free: Y/N") > > would be very useful - especially for people like me, who cannot afford > > expensive commercial fonts. > > OK, let me rephrase: I mean there's no reason to exclude commercial font > tyepscripts from the repository. > > Also, I think it would be useful to include availability information in the > file > (if possible) regardless of the whether it's free or commercial.
That's right. > > And note that the distinction is *not* between "free" and > > "professional", but rather "free" and "commercial". Aren't LM or TeX > > Gyre professional;)? > > You're right that my word choice was wrong. OTOH, I think LM looks like crap > ;-) Well, it's just Computer Modern revamped;). > But your wording is also a little loose; "free" is rather vague, and licensing > details matter quite a lot with fonts. That's true, too; licensing and intellectual property law resemble a jungle... > Bruce Regards -- Marcin Borkowski (http://mbork.pl) Well, I admit that I quite like the Emacs operating system. The only problem with it is that it lacks a good ASCII editor. ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : firstname.lastname@example.org / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net archive : https://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________