Linux.com: SIL Open Font License Revised
Mar 28, 2007, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"SIL International, a nonprofit organization whose concerns
include literacy and the study and preservation of minority
languages, has announced the release of version 1.1 of the SIL Open
Font License (OFL). The revision, which follows months of
discussion and review on several mailing lists, including
OFL-Discuss, clarifies the language of the license, especially
about embedding fonts and allowing reserved font names.
"The Open Font License was first released in November 2005.
Written by Nicolas Spalinger, a SIL volunteer, and Victor Gaultney,
a SIL typeface designer, the license is intended to be compatible
with free and open source software while addressing the concerns of