Tahoma font

Brian Vincent brian.vincent at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 15:55:35 CDT 2006

On 4/27/06, Louis. Lenders <xerox_xerox2000 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>  Hi, next week i have quite some (travel)time i have
>  to kill, so i thought maybe i could use the time to
> add tahoma font to wine (needed for Steam).  I played
>  around a bit with fontforge and a basically i think
>  i get how to create fonts, and add them to wine.
>  However, i'm not sure what the legal way is to do
>  this; if i import the windows Tahoma.TTF into
>  fontforge it seems the .sfd is already generated but
>  i guess it's not legal to add that to wine. Anyone
>  could help me with a quick (and clear) HOWTO ?

1.  What happened to the ROS version of Tahoma?
2.  Anyone know the legal ramifications of tracing glyphs?  It's
alluded to on fontforge's web page.
3.  Why not look for a replacement someone else has already done and
ask permission for usage?


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