Should we expect Liberation fonts to be installed?

Juan Lang juan.lang at
Tue Aug 17 10:38:27 CDT 2010

>> Along those lines, the hard drive space is cheap on this one.  Seems
>> like Wine packagers could just include the fonts and install them
>> locally in c:\windows\fonts.
> The Liberation fonts are GPL licensed, Wine is LGPL.

Is there a meaningful difference in the two licenses for fonts?  LGPL
is necessary for code, which gets loaded at runtime to a closed-source
executable, but fonts contain no code, and thus aren't loaded.

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