Fonts in a KDE application

Anne-Marie Mahfouf annemarie.mahfouf at
Thu Mar 31 18:53:08 BST 2005

On March 31, 2005 12:10 pm, Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Anne-Marie Mahfouf wrote:
> > Let's be clear here:
> > > The fonts we would use consist in:
> > > - the ttf file
> > > - the license as a txt file (GPL version 2) that would be put in a
> > > data/fonts folder in the source.
> >
> > I have NO other file nor did I find any source (I don't even know what a
> > font source is but those fonts are distributed under the GPL as
> > ttf+license). Please don't answer "look for a source file" , I won't find
> > any.
> >
> > So either a source file is needed and let's forget this whole thing
> > or it's OK like that and there's to clear the install method.
> TTF fonts _are_ editable source files. An application like pfaedit can open
> a ttf font for editing. It's not like metafont where you have a source file
> that is compiled into the font. If there's a license, and the license is
> embedded into the font, too (easy to check with pfaedit) then that should
> be enough for anyone who doesn't want to be intentionally obnoxious.
ok, my distro has pfaedit so I edited one font. 
What specifically should I look? In the Font Info dialog, Names tab the GPL2 
is mentionned with the author copyright name. Is that enough?

Thanks a lot,


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