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Re: AFMs for BlueSky CM Type 1 PS fonts...

Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> Berthold K. P. Horn writes:
>  > And the fonts are *not* in the public domain, they have AMS copyright.
>  > The intents is to have them be used freely, but it is important to
>  > retain the copyright to prevent mischief and misuse.
> Barry's readme says
>  not be enforced.  These fonts may be used in any fashion for any
>  purpose, and may be redistributed by anyone who wishes.  We ask
>  only one restriction: if you make derivative versions of these
>  fonts, or change them in any way, kindly _remove_ our copyright
>  notices.
> implied that mischief and abuse is fine by him (if we change the
> name). is that not what _you_ mean?

I['d like to] think that we, Berthold, and the AMS are essentially
in line; any -use- of the fonts is permitted, but the "official"
copyright notice indicates the purity of lineage.  (I think the
actual official notice implies that one could, say, rename CMR10
as CMBX12, which certainly qualifies as mischief. ;)  In practice
it's difficult to imagine serious practical difficulties.