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From Jeremias Maerki <...@jeremias-maerki.ch>
Subject Re: Dejavu fonts (was: Asian fonts in pdfs)
Date Sun, 07 May 2006 10:35:30 GMT
Will do.

On 07.05.2006 12:20:57 Manuel Mall wrote:
> On Sunday 07 May 2006 18:02, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> <snip/>
> > Note to FOP committers: Interestingly, the DejaVu font might actually
> > meet our needs license-wise if we want a set of fonts we can
> > redistribute. We'd only have to check with legal since the license is
> > not standard BSD. The drawback: The fonts are quite large (5 MB all
> > together).
> >
> I think it would be worthwhile to check with ASF legal if the license 
> for these fonts is OK. Even if we don't redistribute them it would be 
> very useful to have a set of fonts in the test resources area so we can 
> have tests which can check unicode handling, line breaking, layout, 
> rendering, font embedding, ... for unicode chars not contained in the 
> base14 fonts.
> 
> It would also allow us to have some basic regression tests for the 
> ttfreader.
> 
> Manuel



Jeremias Maerki


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