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From Josh Fischer <j...@joshfischer.io>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Heron Release 0.20.3-incubating Release Candidate 8
Date Tue, 08 Dec 2020 23:29:18 GMT
Thanks all.  I will follow up on dev@heron to see what the community wants
to do.

- Josh

On Tue, Dec 8, 2020 at 4:09 PM Dave Fisher <wave@apache.org> wrote:

>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Dec 8, 2020, at 1:52 PM, Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> >>> LICENSE is also missing the license for the trykker font and may be
> missing other things.
> >>
> >> Good catch as that file was in the .rat-excludes. This font is Class B
> and should not be included. Heron will need to find another Serif Font.
> >>
> >> https://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?item_id=OFL_web
> >
> >
> > I think inclusion of fonts under the OFL may be a little more nuanced
> than that. Generally you can’t include compiled code in a source release, a
> binary font file may not be considered code and is unlikely to be modified,
> so it may be possible to include this in a source release. Perhaps best to
> ask on legal-discuss?
>
> I don’t consider an SVG based font to be strictly binary. It’s very opaque
> source. You can certainly derive metrics easily.
>
> Sure it’s probably worth describing if there is a way to include these in
> Source releases. Maybe the OFL 1.1 is more acceptable.
>
> >
> > I know of several projects who do include OFL licensed fonts. A quick
> search shows  Atlas, Brooklyn, Cordova, ECharts, Falcon, Flex, Flink,
> Geode, Hivemall, Jena, MyFaces, ShardingSphere, Solr, Superset, Syncope,
> Taz, Usergrid, Wicket, Yetus, Zepplin and others mentioning it in their
> LICENSE file. I’ve not checked if it in their source release but do know
> that it is the case for some of these projects. Also possibly OFBiz.
> >
> > I recall this being discussed but can’t find the discussion and legal
> JIRAs don’t seem much help other than to say its category B. [1][2]
>
> Let’s ask again on legal-discuss@
>
> >
> > But replacing it with a font under with a category A license is also an
> option.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Justin
> >
> > 1. https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-380
> > 2. https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-112
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