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CNET News: Open Source Casts New Mold for Type Design

Jul 11, 2006, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"The open-source approach, born in the field of programming, is catching on in a new area: type design.

"In 2003, type design company Bitstream, in conjunction with the GNOME Foundation, released a font family called Vera for open-source use. Under the license terms, anyone was permitted to make new fonts based on Vera, as long as the derivatives were given a different name..."

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