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(In reply to urdu.text from comment #22)
> * only "Nafees Web Naskh" was released under GPL (it is dual license). The
> rest of nafees family has a custom license. In any case, "Nafees Nastaleeq"
> being an early effort is not used anymore. 
> * many of the nastaleeq font "owners" cannot release it under any license as
> they have borrowed from Nuri commercial font.
> * Amiri font is used on ar.wikipedia and is also suitable for Urdu as it has
> many nastaleeq like shapes. This could be added to give users a choice in
> addition to "Nafees Web Naskh."
> * need to come out of "windows only" mindset. wikipedia cannot be for for
> windows-only viewers.

I think you didn't get the point. The licence for Hussaini Nastaliq is
compatible with Wikipedia; MIT is not just a custom licence. Next, Hussaini
isn't based on ligatures. Others may have borrowed ligatures from the Nuri one,
but this is a font with no pre-composed ligatures, very much like Microsoft's
proprietary font Urdu Typesetting (and the huge variation in letter shapes
means no borrowing between Hussaini and Microsoft's font).

All these facts show that Hussaini is just as good as Nafees Naskh.

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