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Re: Scheherazade font merged to Ubuntu
- To: Development Discussions <developer at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: Scheherazade font merged to Ubuntu
- From: Youssef Chahibi <chahibi at gmail dot com>
- Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 16:14:59 +0000
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On Saturday 14 July 2007 14:53:29 Mohsen Saboorian wrote:
> What do you mean by free? See this page:
> http://scripts.sil.org/ArabicFonts. At the top of the page there is a note
> about Scheherazade license
> change for 1.001 release:
> Updated 2007-06-22
> ScheherazadeRegOT font is now available under the SIL Open Font License.
> See OFL-FAQ.txt for more info about the license in the zip file:
> OFL is even more free/libre than GPL, because it's not viral :).
That is perfect! I did not know that it is OFL now. Actually, I contacted SIL
many times to urge them to relicense their Arabic fonts, I am sure many
participated in the buzz. The only problem with Scheherazade is the small
size compared to latin glyphs.