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From: Haley Fiege <email@example.com>
To: =?utf-8?b?TcOhaXLDrcKtbg==?= Duffy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Sniglet font license?
I'm actually in the middle of updating the license for Sniglet right =20
now. It is licensed under OFL, so you can include it in Fedora Linux. =20
Dafont doesn't allow for custom licensing, which is why is says =20
personal use right now (there's a drop down menu with like 4 choices), =20
so I'm waiting for them up update the font file which includes meta =20
data but they're super slow.
Thanks for the email and good luck with your project.
Quoting M=C3=A1ir=C3=AD=C2=ADn Duffy <email@example.com>:
> Hi Haley,
> The League of Moveable Type is showcasing your font as an example of a
> font licensed under the Open Font License . While the Sniglet page
> on your website  doesn't seem to indicate any particular license,
> the dafont.com page your site refers to  indicates "Free for
> personal use." That doesn't seem consistent with the Open Font License
> to me, since the OFL does allow for commercial uage.
> So, I just wanted to ask you - did you intend for Sniglet to be
> licensed under the OFL?
> I ask because we think it's an awesome font and would like to include
> it in Fedora Linux - we can't if it's limited to free for personal use
> only, though  since such a license would limit the distributability
> of Linux. We can include Sniglet if it's OFL-licensed, though. The font
> itself doesn't provide any guidance in its metadata.
> Thanks for any guidance you may be able to provide,
>  Licensing#Font_Licenses