Should we expect Liberation fonts to be installed?

Juan Lang juan.lang at
Tue Aug 17 13:22:02 CDT 2010

>> 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.
> A good point, but I'm not qualified to answer that. I suspect that the
> SFC would be able to answer it, if it's a serious consideration.
> FWIW, a couple links:
> and the actual license:

The actual license contains the font exception.  IANAL, but that would
appear to resolve any transitive license problem that might otherwise
arise from including Liberation fonts.

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